Acute Pancreatitis treatments
Acute Pancreatitis

Treatments could include:

  • Total Parenteral Nutrition
  • Nothing by Mouth (NBM or NPO)
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Resuscitation using intravenous fluid
  • Antibiotic Therapy
  • Nutritional Support
  • Placement of drains, peripancreatic, for acute pancreatitis
  • Incision of pancreatic sphincter
  • Pancreatectomy
  • Whipple Operation
  • Intravenous Rehydration
  • Gallstone Removal
  • Insertion of Nasogastric Tube
  • Debridement of Pancreatic and Peripancreatic Dead Tissue
  • Some newborns cannot absorb sufficient nutrition through the stomach and intestine, collectively known as the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Therefore, they need to receive nutrients through a vein, or intravenously (IV). In some infants, the GI tra...
  • Intravenous (IV) rehydration is a treatment that is used for moderate to severe cases of dehydration. Fluids are injected into the viens by an IV.
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