Gastroenterology Research and Practice / 2018 / Article / Fig 3

Research Article

Epidemiology and Etiology of Acute Pancreatitis in Urban and Suburban Areas in Shanghai: A Retrospective Study

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Etiology of acute pancreatitis. The etiology of AP patients including ABP, alcoholic AP, HTGP, and other AP according to urban and suburban areas in 2011 and 2016. (a) The incidence of HTGP in the suburban area was much less than that in the urban area in 2011 (11% versus 24%, resp.), which reversed in 2016 (28% versus 23%, resp.). (b) Etiologies according to sex distribution. The ABP was higher in female patients than in male patients no matter whether in the urban area or in the suburban area both in 2011 and in 2016. (c) Etiologies according to age distribution. ABP and HTGP were the two main causes in nonelderly patients, while in elderly ones, the only main cause was ABP with very little incidence of HTGP.

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