The impact of obesity on acute pancreatitis outcomes in older patients


BİBERCİ KESKİN E. , BÜYÜKAYDIN B. , SOYSAL P. , Kiremitci S., YABACI A. , ŞENTÜRK H.

EUROPEAN GERIATRIC MEDICINE, vol.11, no.3, pp.427-432, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s41999-020-00305-2
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN GERIATRIC MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.427-432

Abstract

Key summary pointsAim The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of obesity on acute pancreatitis outcomes in older patients. Findings Obesity in older patients with acute pancreatitis was not associated with worse outcomes, including in-hospital mortality, long-term mortality, and recurrence. Message The impact of obesity in older people with acute pancreatitis may not be as deleterious as seen in younger patients.