Namasivayam T

Department of General Surgery, Sree Balaji Medical College & Hospital, Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India


  • Research   
    A Study of Etiological Factors Involved in Acute Pancreatitis in Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital
    Author(s): Namasivayam T and Baskaran PK*

    response to therapy. Nearly 0.0025% world’s population affected by pancreatitis and its prevalence is ever increasing. The present study aimed to evaluate the incidence, causative factors, etiological factors, investigations and complications in patients with Acute pancreatitis admitted in medical and surgical departments of Sree Balaji Medical College, Chromepet, Chennai between October 2013 and October 2015. Methods: After the ethical permission, fifty patients that were fulfilled the inclusion criteria were enrolled in to the study. Detailed medical history and physical examination was performed and investigated. Results: Male were severely affected than the females and a direct correlation between the alcoholic (46%) and pancreatitis followed by gallstone (34%). Other factors such as ERCP, Drug induced and trauma also a pivotal role in the disease progres.. Read More»

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