Published: 26 March 2024
Author(s): Ling Ding, Shuai Li, Longxiang Cao, Lanting Wang, Jing Zhou, Wenjian Mao, Weiqin Li, Yin Zhu, Lu Ke, the Chinese Acute Pancreatitis Clinical Trials Group (CAPCTG)
Issue: June 2024
Section: Original Article

Hypertriglyceridemia (HTG) is a well-established etiology of acute pancreatitis (AP), accounting for approximately 4.7–14.3 % of all cases globally [1,2]. Recurrent acute pancreatitis (RAP) is one of the long-term complications of hypertriglyceridemia-associated acute pancreatitis (HTG-AP). RAP contributes significantly to the overall disease burden by necessitating repeated hospitalizations, negatively affecting the quality of life, and increasing the risk of developing chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer [3–5].


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