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Surgeons At Johns Hopkins Develop A Minimally Invasive Surgery To Treat Pancreatitis

Surgeons at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore have developed a minimally invasive surgery to treat chronic pancreatitis. Currently the condition is treated with pancreatectomy, removal of the pancreas. Chronic pancreatitis occurs when the pancreas becomes inflamed and the … Continue reading

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New Johns Hopkins Study Could Reduce The Need For Gallbladder Removals

A new study conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins could have implications for personalized medicine, which incorporates patients’ unique characteristics into understanding and treating illnesses. In 2012, there were a reported 275,000 acute pancreatitis-related hospital admissions, costing more than $2 … Continue reading

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