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Respiratory failure in acute pancreatitis.
  1. A. K. Banerjee,
  2. S. J. Haggie,
  3. R. B. Jones,
  4. G. S. Basran
  1. Department of Surgery, Rotherham District General Hospital, UK.


    There are a number of important pulmonary complications of acute pancreatitis which make a significant contribution to the morbidity and mortality of the condition. The pathophysiology and management guidelines are given for each and approaches towards better treatment in the future are discussed.

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