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Profiles in Pancreatitis: Approaches to a Complex Disorder

This discussion was delivered live in an industry supported satellite symposium by expert faculty, Dr. David C. Whitcomb, Dr. David B. Adams, and Dr. Virginia A. Stallings, during the annual Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) held in Washington, DC. Please click on the following link to view these videos:

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

1. UPMC gastroenterologist Dr. David Whitcomb discusses the management and treatment of pancreatitis. Click here to view.
2. Dr. David Whitcomb and Dr. Adam Slivka explain how tools such as genetics, molecular analysis and others help identify the cause of pancreatitis, ensuring patients receive the right treatment as quickly as possible. Click here to watch.

For more information about the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at UPMC, please visit

Scholarly Articles

Provided to you courtesy of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Endoscopic Ultrasound in Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
Richard A. Erickson, M.D., FACP, FACG
Director, Division of Gastroenterology
Scott & White Clinic and Hospital
Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine,
Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Preoperative Evaluation in Pancreatic Cancer – How Much Is Enough?
Mark P. Callery, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of General Surgery
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts USA

Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer
Douglas B. Evans, M.D.
For the Multidisciplinary Pancreatic Tumor Study Group
Departments of Surgical Oncology,
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center,
Houston, Texas

Clinical Management of Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms of the Pancreas
Carlos Fernández-del Castillo, M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA