Stephen Pandol, M.D., and Hartley Cohen, M.D.
Dr. Pandol is Professor of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine and Staff Physician, Department of Medicine, VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System and University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Cohen is Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine and Director of Endoscopy, Department of Medicine, VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System and University of California, Los Angeles.
Within the past 12 months, Drs. Pandol and Cohen report no commercial conflicts of interest.
This activity is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from Solvay.
Estimated course time: 1 hour(s).
Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®, you should be able to:
Discuss the risk factors for chronic pancreatitis
Identify patients who may have chronic pancreatitis
Describe the approaches and limitation to the diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis
Treat patients with chronic pancreatitis including management of pain, exocrine and endocrine insufficiency
Discuss the complications of chronic pancreatitis including development of pseudocysts, ascites and pancreatic adenocarcinoma.