Although acute pancreatitis is not one of the more common problems that will be encountered by the GI assistant, it will be encountered at some time. This article should provide an overview of the disease process for the gastrointestinal assistant.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR. David A. Bowman, MD, a Fellow in Gastroenterology at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a graduate of the West Virginia University School of Medicine. His internship and residency in Internal Medicine were spent at Allegheny General.
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