ARTICLEAcute Pancreatitis Radiologic Diagnosis and 2012 Revised Atlanta ClassificationKuo, Frank MD; Patel, Cecil MD; Wei, Sindy MD; Masamed, Rinat MD; Pahwa, Anokh MD; Kadell, Barbara MD; Patel, Maitraya MDAuthor Information Dr. Kuo and Dr. C. Patel are Resident Physicians, Dr. Wei, Dr. Masamed, and Pahwa are Assistant Professors, Dr. Kadell is Professor, and Dr. M. Patel is Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, UCLA Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 757 Westwood Plaza, Ste 1638, Los Angeles, CA 90095; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. After participating in this educational activity, the radiologist should be better able to analyze the clinical and imaging features of acute pancreatitis, identify its complications, and assess its classification by the 2012 Revised Atlanta Classification. The authors, faculty, and staff in a position to control the content of this CME activity and their spouses/life partners have disclosed that they have no relationship with, or financial interests in, any commercial organization relevant to this educational activity. Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc., is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc., designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. To earn CME credit, you must read the CME article and complete the quiz and evaluation on the enclosed answer form, answering at least seven of the 10 quiz questions correctly. This continuing medical education activity expires on April 29, 2021. Contemporary Diagnostic Radiology: April 30, 2019 - Volume 42 - Issue 9 - p 1-7 doi: 10.1097/01.CDR.0000554911.14512.94 Buy Take the CME Test Metrics Abstract Acute pancreatitis is an acute inflammation of the pancreas with variable severity and prognosis depending on the presence of associated local or systemic complications. Acute pancreatitis is the leading gastrointestinal cause of hospitalization in the United States, and gallstones and alcohol abuse are the first and second most common causes of acute pancreatitis, respectively.1 Radiologists play a critical role in the diagnosis of acute pancreatitis and identification of its complications to guide treatment and intervention. Copyright © 2019 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.