Case Control Study
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World J Gastroenterol. Apr 28, 2016; 22(16): 4160-4167
Published online Apr 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i16.4160
Table 4 Summary of outcomes among patients with intrathecal narcotic pump and those with total pancreatectomy and islet cell transplantation
ITNPTP + ICTComparison
Reversibility of the procedureYesNoDifferent
Success rate for pain control77%80%Similar
Residual narcotic dose usage (mg equivalent of oral morphine sulfate)Mean = 158 mg/dMean = 104 mg/dSimilar
Median = 8 mg/dMedian = 40 mg/d
Percentage of patients with poor pain control16.7%11.1%Similar
Percentage of patients with new insulin dependent diabetes0%Approximately 85%Different
Procedure related death0%10%Different