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Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences

Pain

2007

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Pain In Upper Abdominal Malignancy, Colin Johnson, Jon Birtwistle, Carol Davis Jan 2007

Pain In Upper Abdominal Malignancy, Colin Johnson, Jon Birtwistle, Carol Davis

Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences

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Antioxidants And Pain Control In Patients With Chronic Pancreatitis: A Never-Ending Story, Raffaele Pezzilli, Lorenzo Fantini Jan 2007

Antioxidants And Pain Control In Patients With Chronic Pancreatitis: A Never-Ending Story, Raffaele Pezzilli, Lorenzo Fantini

Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences

Chronic pancreatitis is a benign disease often characterized by recurrent episodes of abdominal pain accompanied by progressive pancreatic exocrine and endocrine insufficiency; it sometimes requires multiple hospitalizations. This disease is frequently the result of chronic alcohol abuse, even if other factors such as genetic alterations, autoimmune disorders, and obstructive disease of the biliary tract and the pancreas may cause the disease. The pain can be considered the most important symptom; it significantly modifies the quality of life of patients with chronic pancreatitis and its control represents a challenge in the treatment of the disease. Among the several modalities for controlling …