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..Use of a systematic approach, and integrating elements of this method may improve the risk profile of endoscopic necrosectomy and allow broader adoption. ..
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..Likely the best way at establishing a diagnosis in these patients is via pancreatic function testing in the setting of indeterminate EUS results. Biomarker studies of pancreas fluid may supplement diagnosis. ..
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..Alcohol remains the most common physician-defined etiology, while smoking was the most commonly identified TIGAR-O risk factor. Identification of multiple risk factors suggests CP to be a complex disease. ..