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The purpose of this study is to collect standardized data on the diagnosis and management of idiopathic (unknown cause) recurrent acute pancreatitis. The intent is to collect data for at least five years to obtain information regarding long-term outcomes.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Aurora St. Lukes Medical Center of Aurora Health Care
Not yet recruiting
Aurora Health Care
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:20-0400
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