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inflammation of the pancreas

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Levels of three times or greater than the upper limit of normal have a positive predictive value of 95% for gallstone pancreatitis, but a sensitivity of only 48% (44).
Abdominal ultrasonography is useful if gallstone pancreatitis is suspected.
That caused the enzymes to back up and begin eating away at the pancreas itself, an extremely painful and sometimes fatal condition called acute gallstone pancreatitis.
A 71-year-old man underwent elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy following an episode of gallstone pancreatitis.
Regarding existing literature, Z'Graggen et al(8) have described a patient with pancreatic necrosis during recovery from gallstone pancreatitis in which Lactobacillus paracasei was isolated.
Proponents of prophylactic cholecystectomy at the time of gastric bypass worry about gallstone pancreatitis, choledocholithiasis, and the unique problems they present in the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass," he said.