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Prognosis of Pancreatitis

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from Pancreatitis: 2,700 deaths in the USA 1985 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994)

Estimated mortality rate for Pancreatitis from incidence and deaths statistics:

  • Deaths: 2,699 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: 2,700 deaths in the USA 1985 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994))
  • Incidence: 46,240 (USA annual incidence calculated from this data: 17 new cases per 100,000 in the USA 1976-88 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994)
  • 5.8% (ratio of deaths to incidence).
  • See also Deaths and Pancreatitis and Overview of Pancreatitis.

Complications:

Complications of Pancreatitis may include:

See also complications of Pancreatitis.

Pancreatitis: Research More

About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Pancreatitis usually refers to the likely outcome of Pancreatitis. The prognosis of Pancreatitis may include the duration of Pancreatitis, chances of complications of Pancreatitis, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Pancreatitis, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Pancreatitis. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

 

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