Chronic Pancreatitis

Chronic pancreatitis – chronic inflammatory and dystrophic disease of the pancreas, causing the progression of the pathological process violation patency of the ducts, and significant impairment functions of the pancreas. Chronic pancreatitis (CP) – rather frequent disease: incidence in different countries, chronic pancreatitis is 5-7 new cases per 100 000 population. At the same time in the last 40 years occurred approximately two-fold increase in incidence of pancreatitis. This is due not only to improved methods of diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis, but also with increasing alcohol consumption in some countries, increased the impact of environmental factors that impair a variety of security mechanisms. Acute and chronic pancreatitis (OP and CP) is often seen as two separate diseases. The fact is.

that 60% of patients acute phase of pancreatitis remains unrecognized or recognized as food poisoning, gallstones, etc. Therefore, it is clear that chronic pancreatitis is ostorgo outcome. Reasons for development Chronic pancreatitis The main reasons for the development of chronic pancreatitis – an alcoholic and biliary (gall) – are more common in developed countries with high consumption of alcohol, protein and fat. Alcohol abuse (Alcoholic pancreatitis). The leading cause of – 40 to 95% of all forms of pancreatitis, mainly among men. To recognize its nature difficult.

Upon questioning, the patient often states that the drink "like everyone else, nothing more." Nevertheless, the patient with alcoholic pancreatitis consumed alcohol significantly more than the recommended modern medical postulates. The pancreas is more sensitive to alcohol than the liver (toxic dose to the liver for more doses pancreas at 1 / 3). Type of alcoholic beverage (There is a myth that alcohol is harmless way) and how their use has a decisive influence on the development of HP. Symptomatic manifestations occur in women 10-12 years and men over 17-18 years from the beginning of the systematic abuse of alcohol. The main factors influencing the development of chronic alcoholic pancreatitis: The first is the toxic effect of alcohol.

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