Acute pancreatitis in elderly patients: A retrospective evaluation at hospital admission

Published: 21 January 2016
Author(s): Giuseppe Losurdo, Andrea Iannone, Mariabeatrice Principi, Michele Barone, Nunzio Ranaldo, Enzo Ierardi, Alfredo Di Leo
Issue: January 2016
Section: Original Article

Acute pancreatitis (AP) in elderly may have an aggressive course due to co-morbidity high rate and severe presentation. We retrospectively evaluated AP severity and its underlying factors in a group of elderly patients compared with an adult population sample.