Prevalence, Morbidity and Mortality of Acute Alcoholic Pancreatitis in the General Hospital of Southern Mexico: Analysis of Five Years (January 2012-December 2016)
Concha May AJ and Padrón GA*
Surgery Service of Hospital General Playa del Carmen, México
- *Corresponding Author:
- Guillermo Padrón Arredondo
Surgery Service of Hospital General Playa del Carmen
Cerrada Corales 138, Residencial Playa del Sol. Solidaridad
Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, México
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Received date: February 13, 2017; Accepted date: March 01, 2017; Published date: March 07, 2017
Citation: May CAJ, Padrón GA (2017) Prevalence, Morbidity and Mortality of Acute Alcoholic Pancreatitis in the General Hospital of Southern Mexico: Analysis of Five Years (January 2012-December 2016). Hepatol Pancreat Sci 1:106.
Copyright: © 2017 May CAJ, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Background: From the earliest century, some authors including Friedrech had found that alcohol intake was associated with clinical pictures of acute pancreatitis, which has been confirmed to this day.
Material and method: In order to identify the incidence of acute pancreatitis by alcohol, an observational, retrospective and cross-sectional clinical study was performed at the Playa del Carmen Solidaridad Hospital, Quintana Roo, Mexico.
Results: During the study period, 100 cases of acute pancreatitis were collected from which 17 cases of alcoholic pancreatitis. Regarding sex, 3 cases were obtained for females and 14 for males. In terms of age the mean was 40, median 38, mode 34, SD 7.1, minimum 25 and maximum 52 years. Risk factors: 3 cases for Diabetes mellitus, 3 cases for smoking, 7 cases with hypertriglyceridemia, 5 cases with overweight, and 17 cases with positive alcoholism.
Conclusion: In our hospital the percentage it was 17% during five years with predominance for male gender in middle age population and ranking third in place of the lipid etiology.