DOI: 10.14309/crj.0000000000001220 ISSN: 2326-3253

Acute Alcohol-Induced Pancreatitis After Transcoronary Alcohol Ablation

Mark Patrick Cubillan, Kara Raphael
  • General Medicine


Alcohol-induced pancreatitis typically presents as acute nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain, typically seen as a complication of chronic alcoholism or binge drinking alcoholic beverages. Here, we present a case of alcohol-induced pancreatitis from an unusual source: alcohol used in a catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation. This is the first case in current literature that has identified this adverse effect of alcohol catheter ablation.

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