Pancreatitis

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Pancreatitis

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Digestive Disease National Coalition

The Digestive Disease National Coalition (DDNC) has provided national leadership on behalf of patient organizations, professional societies, and industry interested in the full spectrum of digestive disorders.

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2014

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Following organizations serve the condition "Pancreatitis" for support, advocacy or research.

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Digestive Disease National Coalition

The Digestive Disease National Coalition (DDNC) has provided national leadership on behalf of patient organizations, professional societies, and industry interested in the full spectrum of digestive disorders.

http://ddnc.org/

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2014

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Pancreatitis" returned 3085 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

CHRONIC PANCREATITIS IN A PATIENT WITH THE p.Asn34Ser HOMOZYGOUS SPINK1 MUTATION--OWN EXPERIENCE.
 

Author(s): Agnieszka Magdalena Rygiel, Małgorzata Wojnicka-Stolarz, Katarzyna Niepokój, Grzegorz Oracz, Jerzy Bal, Katarzyna Wertheim-Tysarowska, Krzysztof Gutkowski

Journal: Dev Period Med. ;19(3 Pt 2):347-50.

 

Chronic pancreatitis (CP) is characterized by progressive damage to the exocrine and endocrine cell structures and pancreatic ducts with subsequent fibrosis of the organ. Patients with no apparent etiological factor are classified as having idiopathic CP (ICP). Genetic studies indicate ...

Last Updated: 9 Mar 2016

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Leptin Is Associated With Persistence of Hyperglycemia in Acute Pancreatitis: A Prospective Clinical Study.
 

Author(s): James I C Kennedy, Kathryn J Askelund, Rakesh Premkumar, Anthony R J Phillips, Rinki Murphy, John A Windsor, Maxim S Petrov

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Feb;95(6):e2382.

 

Adipokines have many homeostatic roles, including modulation of glucose metabolism, but their role in the pathophysiology of hyperglycemia associated with acute and critical illnesses in general, and acute pancreatitis (AP) in particular, is largely unknown. This study aimed to investigate ...

Last Updated: 13 Feb 2016

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Radial EUS Examination Can be Helpful in Predicting the Severity of Acute Biliary Pancreatitis.
 

Author(s): Emrah Alper, Mahmut Arabul, Fatih Aslan, Cem Cekic, Mustafa Celik, Serkan Ipek, Belkis Unsal

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Jan;95(3):e2321.

 

We investigated the utility of noncontrast enhanced endosonography (EUS) in predicting the severity of acute pancreatitis (AP) during the first 72 to 96 h of admission.In total, 187 patients with acute biliary pancreatitis were included. The patients were classified into 2 groups ...

Last Updated: 28 Jan 2016

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The terms "Pancreatitis" returned 579 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[ETIOLOGY OF ACUTE PANCREATITIS--UNDERESTIMATED PROBLEM IN PEDIATRICS].
 

Author(s): Tatiana Jamer

Journal: Dev Period Med. ;19(3 Pt 2):341-6.

 

Pediatric pancreatitis has received much attention during the past few years. The incidence of acute pancreatitis in children has increased over the past 20 years. Therefore, acute pancreatitis should be considered during the differential diagnosis of abdominal pain in children. The ...

Last Updated: 9 Mar 2016

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Valproic acid-induced acute pancreatitis in pediatric age: case series and review of literature.
 

Author(s): M Cofini, F Quadrozzi, P Favoriti, M Favoriti, G Cofini

Journal: G Chir. ;36(4):158-60.

 

Valproic acid (VPA) is commonly prescribed medication for epilepsy, migraine and bipolar disorder. Although the common adverse effect associated with VPA are typically benign, less common adverse effect can occur; these include hepatotixicity, teratogenicity and acute pancreatitis ...

Last Updated: 29 Dec 2015

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[Recent Advances in Management of Acute Pancreatitis].
 

Author(s): Jun Kyu Lee

Journal: Korean J Gastroenterol. 2015 Sep;66(3):135-43.

 

Acute pancreatitis is common but remains a condition with significant morbidity and mortality. Despite a better understanding of the pathophysiology of acute pancreatitis achieved during the past few decades, there is no specific pharmacologic entity available. Therefore, supportive ...

Last Updated: 7 Dec 2015

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Celiac Plexus Block for Chronic Pancreatitis RCT
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pancreatitis, Chronic; Pancreatitis

 

Last Updated: 13 Apr 2016

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Simvastatin in Reducing Pancreatitis in Patients With Recurrent, Acute or Chronic Pancreatitis
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Acute Pancreatitis; Chronic Pancreatitis; Recurrent Disease

 

Last Updated: 26 Apr 2016

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EUROPAC-2 - Pain Treatment of Hereditary and Idiopathic Pancreatitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pancreatitis

 

Last Updated: 11 Sep 2007

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