Pancreatic Exocrine Insufficiency – Consensus Guideline 2018
This brochure provides a summary of the recommendations outlined in the ‘Diagnosis and management of pancreatic exocrine insufficiency (PEI) in primary care: consensus guidance of a Canadian expert panel’ document. This critical review of the literature on PEI and Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy (PERT), conducted by a panel of Canadian gastroenterologists, has developed practical
diagnostic and treatment recommendations for Primary Care Physicians (PCPs). These recommendations provide guidance on identifying patients at risk of PEI, the triggers for PEI testing and referral, and best practices for co-managing patients with confirmed PEI.