Patients with acute pancreatitis, COVID-19 at high risk for multiorgan failure

There may be a relationship between acute pancreatitis and COVID-19 that may lead to patients having a higher risk for multiorgan failure, morbidity and mortality, according to a study in Gastroenterology.“A better understanding of this relationship will better guide clinicians on early management strategies and focus medical resources toward those patients at risk for worse outcomes,” Ahmed Dirweesh, MD, from the division of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis and colleagues wrote.Researchers conducted a retrospective analysisRead More

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