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What you'll learn

Pancreatitis, which refers to inflammation of the pancreas, is one of the major health concerns worldwide. According to the estimations of the epidemiological studies, about 8.9 million cases of pancreatitis are reported globally, and about 1,32,700 deaths had occurred. Pancreatitis is of two forms: acute and chronic. The incidence of acute and chronic pancreatitis is 30 per 1,00,000 persons per year and 8 per 1,00,000 persons per year, more »»

The prevalence of pancreatitis is more common in men than in women. The individuals who are at high risk of pancreatitis include the patient with a family history of pancreatitis and patients with a personal or family history of gallstones.

Pancreatitis negatively impacts the quality of life of the patient and also affects the life expectancy.
According to the recent estimates, the prevalence rate of pancreatitis in India is 7.9 per 100,000 persons per year. And, the prevalence rate of pancreatitis in men and women in India are 8.6 and 8 per 100,000 persons per year, respectively. the incidence of pancreatitis is increasing globally due to unhealthy lifestyle modifications and acquisition of multiple medical conditions.”

Who Should Attend?
All Healthcare personnel, such as

  • Physicians
  • Dentists
  • Nurses
  • Paramedical Staff
  • Pharmacists
  • Physicians practising Alternative Medicine (AYUSH)

Key concepts covered include:

By the end of this topic, you will be able to

  • What is pancreatitis
  • Understand different types of pancreatitis
  • Learn different causes of acute pancreatitis


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