What are medical treatment options for chronic pancreatitis?
Physicians describe the medical treatment and endoscopic options available to patients for treating chronic pancreatitis. Since multiple needs and symptoms can arise from chronic pancreatitis, they explain that the illness should be addressed using a multidisciplinary approach in order to achieve the best patient health outcomes. Should those options fail to provide relief, surgery is also mentioned as an option.
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