Chronic Pancreatitis: Surgery Can Help, But Healthy Lifestyle Is Key

TUESDAY, Jan. 24, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Many people who have surgery for chronic pancreatitis continue to have health struggles in the years afterward — with some dying at a young age, a new study finds.

The study, done at one U.S. medical center, is the largest to look at overall survival in the years after people have surgery for chronic pancreatitis — a condition in which the pancreas becomes permanently damaged by inflammation.

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