volume 30, issue 3, P225-228 2017
DOI: 10.1590/0102-6720201700030014
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Abstract: ABSTRACT Introduction:Pancreaticopleural fistula is a rare complication of chronic pancreatitis. Objective:To describe pancreaticopleural fistula due to chronic pancreatitis and perform an extensive review of literature on this topic. Methods:Comprehensive narrative review through online research on the databases Medline and Lilacs for articles published over the last 20 years. There were 22 case reports and four case series selected. Results:The main indication for surgical treatment is the failure of clinica…

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