25 minutes | Jul 9th 2019

Practical guide to the management of acute pancreatitis

The UK incidence of acute pancreatitis is estimated as 15–42 cases per 100 000 per year and is rising. It has a mortality rate of 1%–7% which increases to around 20% in patients with pancreatic necrosis.

In this podcast, Trainee Associate Editor of Frontline Gastroenterology James Maurice talks to Dr Gavin Johnson (Department of Gastroenterology, University College Hospital, London) about the current diagnostic and management challenges in acute pancreatitis. Read the article on the FG website: https://fg.bmj.com/content/10/3/292.