ACG issues new guidelines for chronic pancreatitis

The American College of Gastroenterology has issued new clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with chronic pancreatitis.Timothy B. Gardner, MD, MS, FACG, director of pancreatic disorders at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, told Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease that although chronic pancreatitis is pretty common, these are the first guidelines from the ACG on chronic pancreatitis.“[The ACG has] done guidelines for acute pancreatitis and pancreatic cysts, but chronic pancreatitis really has no guidelines for the membership,” he said. “TheseRead More

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