Acute management of hyperlipaemic pancreatitis: a successful reduction in triglyceride levels with simultaneous insulin infusion and plasma exchange

  • A Korb
  • PH Sonnekus
  • JD Botha
Keywords: acute pancreatitis, anti-TNF agent, AP, hyperlipaemic pancreatitis, hypertriglyceridaemia, infliximab, insulin infusion, plasma exchange

Abstract

We report on a case in which a combination of an insulin infusion and plasma exchange were successfully used in the acute management of hyperlipaemic pancreatitis.

Keywords: acute pancreatitis, anti-TNF agent, AP, hyperlipaemic pancreatitis, hypertriglyceridaemia, infliximab, insulin infusion, plasma exchange

Published
2016-04-18
Section
Articles

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