Surgery in acute pancreatitis: Case based panel discussion - 1

The video is a part of the webinar on a case-based panel discussion for surgical management of acute pancreatitis. The video features multidisciplinary management of real-life cases of acute pancreatitis including Abdominal compartment syndrome and cholecystectomy for biliary pancreatitis.

The panel highlights the need for multidisciplinary management of these patients. The first case is on the management of abdominal compartment syndrome due to acute pancreatitis and the second case is on biliary pancreatitis. The timing of ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography) and the timing of laparoscopic cholecystectomy are discussed and the experiences of the panelists shared.

The role of common bile duct stenting and percutaneous as well as endoscopic gall bladder drainage and their merits and demerits are also discussed. Tips and tricks for performing laparoscopic cholecystectomy in this setting are also discussed. The questions put forth by audiences in the first two cases are also answered and discussed with our experts.

The panel is chaired by Dr. Paresh Varty, Consultant gastrointestinal surgeon at Lilavati hospital, Mumbai, Dr. Rajvilas Narkhede, Consultant gastrointestinal surgeon at Alexis hospital, Nagpur, Dr. Prasad Pande, Consultant gastrointestinal surgeon at Liver and digestive diseases clinic, Mumbai and Navi Mumbai, Dr. Rahul Sheth, Consultant interventional radiologist at Mumbai and Dr. Mehul Choksi, Consultant medical gastroenterologist at Lilavati hospital, as well as Global hospital. Moderation is by Dr. Prasad Wagle, Senior Consultant gastrointestinal surgeon at Lilavati hospital, ACI Cumbala Hill hospital, and Wockhardt hospital.