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2021 Feb 02


Natural course of pain in chronic pancreatitis is independent of disease duration.


Vipperla K, Kanakis A, Slivka A, Althouse AD, Brand RE, Phillips AE, Chennat J, Papachristou GI, Lee KK, Zureikat AH, Whitcomb DC, Yadav D
Pancreatology. 2021 Feb 02.
PMID: 33674197.


Pain burn-out during the course of chronic pancreatitis (CP), proposed in the 1980s, remains controversial, and has clinical implications. We aimed to describe the natural course of pain in a well-characterized cohort.