Pancreatic ascites is a rare complication of chronic pancreatitis, whose treatment continues to represent a difficult clinical problem. In this report we describe a case of a patient with chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic ascites who was successfully treated with somatostatin given by continuous intravenous infusion of 1.5 μg/kg/h for 2 weeks.
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - 1993|
- Chronic pancreatitis
- Pancreatic ascites
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
- Internal Medicine