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Idiopathic Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis (IRAP)

2014-08-27 03:13:20 | BioPortfolio

Summary

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.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Pancreatitis

Location

Aurora St. Lukes Medical Center of Aurora Health Care
Milwaukee
Wisconsin
United States
53215

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Aurora Health Care

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:20-0400

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