Acute Pancreatitis treatmentsAcute Pancreatitis
Treatments could include:
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
- Nothing by Mouth (NBM or NPO)
- Resuscitation using intravenous fluid
- Antibiotic Therapy
- Nutritional Support
- Placement of drains, peripancreatic, for acute pancreatitis
- Incision of pancreatic sphincter
- 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.