Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy Linked to Acute Pancreatitis (FREE)

By Amy Orciari Herman Postmenopausal women who use systemic hormone therapy face increased risk for acute pancreatitis, according to a prospective study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.Over 31,000 postmenopausal women in …
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Conclusions: Our consensus expert guidelines provide a uniform approach to the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric FPSD. Further research is necessary to determine the full contribution of FPSD to pediatric pancreatitis.
Source: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Original Article: Pancreatology Source Type: research
Conclusions: The predictive value of FiCE for pancreatic cancer prevalence was 47%. Histological confirmation with pancreatic juice cytology is necessary before surgical resection. PMID: 31744269 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Clinical Endoscopy - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Clin Endosc Source Type: research
Source: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Pancreatic exocrine insufficiency occurs when there is insufficient production or delivery of pancreatic enzymes required for the digestion and absorption of food. It is associated with relatively poor outcomes, including reduced quality of life and survival.1 Common causes are cancer of the head/body of the pancreas, chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic resection and cystic fibrosis. It can occur following duodenectomy, gastrectomy or untreated coeliac disease via a reduction in cholecystokinin and thereby post-prandial pancreatic stimulation.
Source: Journal of Pain and Symptom Management - Category: Palliative Care Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionThis case report demonstrates that duodenal hematoma and necrosis should be recognized as part of the spectrum of consequences of acute pancreatitis. General surgeons should have a surgical approach to this complication whether that be diversion or definitive resection.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Authors: Wang N, Ma J, Ren Y, Xiang S, Jia R Abstract [This corrects the article on p. 3375 in vol. 11, PMID: 31312351.]. PMID: 31737221 [PubMed - in process]
Source: American Journal of Translational Research - Category: Research Tags: Am J Transl Res Source Type: research
Authors: Florentin M, Kostapanos MS, Anagnostis P, Liamis G Abstract Introduction: Hypertriglyceridemia is associated with both the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD) when mild-to-moderate and high risk of pancreatitis when more severe. The residual CVD risk after low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) lowering is, in part, attributed to high triglyceride (TG) levels. Therefore, there appears to be a need for effective TG-lowering agents.Areas covered: This review presents the most recent advances in hypertriglyceridemia treatment; specifically, it discusses the results of clinical trials and critical...
Source: Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Expert Opin Pharmacother Source Type: research
Authors: Brennan GT, Saif MW Abstract Pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy is safe and effective at treating pancreatic exocrine insufficiency. There are multiple causes of pancreatic exocrine insufficiency including chronic pancreatitis, cystic fibrosis and pancreatic cancer. Testing fecal elastase-1 level is useful for the diagnosis of pancreatic exocrine insufficiency. Starting doses of pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy should be at least 30-40,000 IU with each meal and 15-20,000 IU with snacks. pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy should be taken in divided doses throughout meals. Patients who do not resp...
Source: Journal of the Pancreas - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: JOP Source Type: research
Abstract Background. The incidence of hypertriglyceridemia-induced acute pancreatitis (HIAP) is increasing worldwide, and now it is the third leading cause of acute pancreatitis in the United States. But, there are only 5% of patients with severe hypertriglyceridemia (>1000 mg/dl) which might generate acute pancreatitis. In order to explore which part of the patients is easy to develop into pancreatitis, a case-control study was performed by us to consider which patient population tend to develop acute pancreatitis in patients with severe hypertriglyceridemia. To perform a retrospective case-control stud...
Source: Biomed Res - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Biomed Res Int Source Type: research
Condition:   Pancreatitis Intervention:   Dietary Supplement: early oral refeeding Sponsor:   Hospital Regional de Alta Especialidad del Bajio Completed
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