23 - Pancreatitis

GI Diagnostic Code Suggested Waiting Time / Priority Level Referral Information Requirements
  1. Pancreatitis
    If there is acute symptomatic pancreatitis contact the gastroenterology on call through hospital switchboard (780-407-8822)
    • Recent Acute pancreatitis
    • Or pancreatitis abnormalities (includes the Biliary tract or PSC)



  • Acute: Semi-Urgent
    Chronic: Non-Urgent
  • Case by case
  • Hospitalization details - discharge summary and relevant information
  • Alcohol and gallstones are common causes of pancreatitis - history of both to be included in Medical History
  • To include all relevant imaging (copy of report and findings for all)
Essential Investigations Timing of essential investigation
  • ALT, AST, alkaline phosphatase, yGt, Bilirubin, Lipase, Liver Enzymes
  • Creatinine
  • BUN
  • Electrolytes
  • CBC
  • 8 weeks
Comments

Fill out the Hepatology Referral Form for your patient in its entirety

Fax completed referral package to

780-492-9271

Any concerns or questions please call

Central Referrals: 780-248-1935 ​