GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy June issue study highlights
... the evaluation of chronic pancreatitis. Chronic pancreatitis
is a continuing inflammatory disease of the ...
Previous EUS-based classifications of chronic pancreatitis
have used different EUS terminology, features, ... participants.
Major criteria for chronic pancreatitis
were (1) hyperechoic foci with shadowing and main ...
Popular diabetes treatment could trigger pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer
... pancreas that could lead to a form of low-grade pancreatitis
in some patients and a greater risk of pancreatic ... pancreas that are recognized as risk factors for pancreatitis
and, with time, pancreatic cancer in humans. ... related to Januvia in its intended actions, and pancreatitis
has already been reported, prompting a Food and ...
Should intra-abdominal pressure measurement be a routine for all pancreatitis patients?
... Acute pancreatitis
remains a disease with an unpredictable clinical ... pressure (IAP) after onset of acute pancreatitis
has gained growing attention, because it is ... measurement should be a routine for all acute pancreatitis
patients and which patients would benefit most ...
Antioxidants offer pain relief in patients with chronic pancreatitis
... of oxidative stress in patients with chronic pancreatitis
(CP), reports a new study in Gastroenterology . ... exists for pain relief for such patients.
is inflammation of the pancreas that usually ... alcohol abuse or genetic mutations. Symptoms of pancreatitis
start with a gradual or sudden severe pain in the ...
Arterial infusion using gabexate mesilate: Is it effective therapy for severe acute pancreatitis?
... Severe acute pancreatitis
(SAP) remains a lethal disease. It is defined as ... inhibitors are widely applied to treat acute pancreatitis
in Japan, but the protease inhibitors used to treat acute necrotizing pancreatitis
cannot easily reach the pancreas when ...
Amylin Pharmaceuticals Diabetes Drug Byetta the Focus of California Lawsuit
... six reports of hemorrhagic or necrotizing pancreatitis
in patients taking Byetta® since October of ... of 2007, Amylin agreed to add information about pancreatitis
to the "precautions" section of the ... FDA reported 30 post-marketing reports of acute pancreatitis
associated with the drug.
"It is ...
JCI online early table of contents: June 5, 2008
... of the pancreas (pancreatitis) that resembles the pancreatitis
seen in individuals who consume an excessive ... suggested previously that the rodents develop pancreatitis
because the alcohol and carbachol exposure cause ... As such, mice lacking VAMP8 showed reduced pancreatitis
after exposure to alcohol and carbachol.
Early surgical treatment contributes to better outcomes in gallstone pancreatitis cases
... stays in patients with mild to moderate gallstone pancreatitis
with no increase in complications or mortality. ... the gallbladder -- are the leading cause of acute pancreatitis
(inflammation of the pancreas) in the United ... of cholecystectomy for mild to moderate gallstone pancreatitis
is controversial, with many surgeons believing ...
The most important candidate genes for pancreatic stone formation
... pancreatitis, especially tropical calcific pancreatitis
(TCP), where the stones are large in size, highly ... component from stones of alcoholic chronic pancreatitis
patients, and has been found to be 2 to 3 times less abundant in the pancreatic juice of chronic pancreatitis
patients than in controls. Although the exact ...
Is it pancreatitis in acute abdominal pain in acute viral hepatitis?
... been detected in pancreas and gallbladder. Acute pancreatitis
is common in Fulminant hepatic failure but rarely ... pain was present in 24 patients, 7 had acute pancreatitis
and 17 had stretching of glissons capsule as a cause. The etiology of pancreatitis
was hepatitis E virus in 4 patients, hepatitis A ...
Pancreatitis in Medical Technology
Research: Popular Diabetes Medications Associated with Increase in Bone Fractures
... liver failure.
New Findings Contradict pancreatitis
Risk from Incretin Mimetics
New research ... and sitagliptin -- do not increase the risk of pancreatitis
in patients with diabetes, contradicting previous ... of action related to that of exenatide, acute pancreatitis
was identify in only 6 patients (0.28 percent). ...
AMT: Glybera(R) Lowers Pancreatitis Incidence Significantly
lowering of the incidence of acute pancreatitis
in Lipoprotein Lipase
Deficient patients. Recurrent acute pancreatitis
is the most debilitating
complication of ... resulting in
recurrent and potentially lethal pancreatitis
as well as an increased risk of
Glybera(TM) Shows Long-Term Health Benefits
... GlyberaTM brings significant and clinically important
reduction in acute pancreatitis
in lipoprotein lipase deficient patients.
Recurrent acute pancreatitis
is the most debilitating complication of
lipoprotein lipase deficiency ...
ASGE and The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Partner to Raise Awareness About Pancreatic Cancer
... are currently studying include: diabetes, chronic and hereditary pancreatitis
(inflammation of the pancreas), obesity, physical activity, and diet.
... diseases such as arthritis (back pain), gallstones (jaundice) or chronic pancreatitis
(pain, diarrhea, weight loss). Unfortunately, by the time most patients ...
AMT Intends to Incorporate Additional Data to its Marketing Authorization Dossier for Glybera(R)
... metabolism, resulting in an almost
complete disappearance of pancreatitis
during both the immediate 12-week
study observation period and the ... fat levels in their blood, resulting in
recurrent and potentially lethal pancreatitis
as well as an increased risk
of cardiovascular complications and diabetes. ...
Roche Moves Investigational Diabetes Drug, Taspoglutide, Into Phase III Clinical Trials
... was dose-dependent, transient, mild-to-moderate nausea. No episodes of pancreatitis
were reported in this study
Safety and Tolerability of High Doses of ... while continuing on therapy in most cases. No episodes of pancreatitis
were reported in this study
About Taspoglutide (R1583)
AMT Announces Positive Interim Clinical Data on its Lead Product AMT-011
... high fat levels in the observation study and had
experienced (recurrent) pancreatitis
episodes prior to treatment. To date 6
patients have been treated with the ... fat levels in the
blood were still high. But to date no other episodes of pancreatitis
been observed in patients treated with Glybera(R) in this study.
Shire Presented Results of a New Database Analysis on Lialda(R) (Mesalamine) and Other 5-ASAs for Ulcerative Colitis at Digestive Disease Week
... with Lialda 2.4 g/day, 4.8 g/day and placebo were headache (5.6%, 3.4% and 0.6%, respectively) and flatulence (4%, 2.8% and 2.8%, respectively). pancreatitis
occurred in less than 1% of patients during clinical trials and resulted in discontinuation of therapy with Lialda.
For further information ...
Colesevelam HCl Lowered LDL Cholesterol in Pediatric Patients With Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia
... is not for everyone, especially those with intestinal blockage,
those with blood triglyceride levels of greater than 500 mg/dL, or a
history of pancreatitis
(inflammation of the pancreas) due to high
Welchol has not been determined to prevent heart disease or heart
Abbott's Kaletra(R) Tablet Dosed Once-Daily or Twice-Daily Demonstrated Similar Clinical Results Across Race and Gender Lines
diarrhea, feeling weak/tired, headache and nausea. Children taking KALETRA
may sometimes get a skin rash. Other side effects may occur.
and liver problems, which can be fatal, have been reported
in patients receiving KALETRA. Patients should tell their doctor if they
have nausea, ...
Pancreatitis in Medical Definition
... , Ascending cholangitis ) - Pancreas ( Acute pancreatitis
, Chronic pancreatitis
, Pancreatic pseudocyst , Hereditary pancreatitis
, Pancreatic cancer )
v • d ...
Pancreatitis in Medical Dictionary
... - acute ; Gout - acute ... Acute pancreatitis
is a sudden inflammation of the pancreas , ... steatorrhoea; pancreatic veins; pancreatin; pancreatitis
, acute necrotizing; ... Acute A sudden ...
... Acute pancreatitis
Definition Acute pancreatitis
is an inflammation (irritation and swelling ... immune cells) of the pancreas . Acute pancreatitis
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... ... More than 80 percent of cases of chronic pancreatitis
are caused by long-standing or severe alcohol ... use of anticholinergic medications. Chronic pancreatitis
occurs either when repeated episodes of acute pancreatitis
result in permanent damage to the organ or as ...
... and gallstones are the primary causes of pancreatitis
, but other factors, including certain medical ... heavy alcohol use will help to prevent pancreatitis
. Anyone who already has had one episode of pancreatitis
caused by alcohol should stop drinking entirely ...
... Chronic pancreatitis
is most often caused by alcoholism and ... the cause cannot be determined. Chronic pancreatitis
causes attacks of abdominal pain , nausea and ... or drinking, especially alcohol. Chronic pancreatitis
... s called enzyme s that aid in digestion . pancreatitis
Inflammation of the pancreas . Chronic pancreatitis
may cause diabetes and problems with ... carbohydrates . Elevated levels may be a sign of pancreatitis
. BILE - Fluid produced by liver cells and ...
... obstruction . Risk factors are prior surgery , pancreatitis
, trauma , and gallstones . Symptoms include ... spontaneous loss or destruction of myelin . pancreatitis
can be caused by excessive use of alcohol, ... for breaking down ingested foods (e.g. pancreatitis
, Cystic fibrosis , Lactase deficiency , ...
... United States. Gallstone s can cause acute pancreatitis
. The exact mechanism by which this occurs is ... diagnose d? Risk factors are prior surgery , pancreatitis
, trauma , and gallstone s . Symptoms include ... . However, the most common cause of acute pancreatitis
is blockage by a gallstone of the main duct ...
... kidney transplant s a hereditary tendency toward pancreatitis
caused by drugs accounts for about 5% of all cases. Some drugs that are definitely related to pancreatitis
include: ... People who have ESR D must ...
... develop following an episode of severe acute pancreatitis
. They often occur when the pancreatic ducts are disrupted by inflammation that occurs during pancreatitis
. Pancreatic pseudocyst s usually develop between one and four weeks after the onset of acute pancreatitis
. They are often caused by a disruption of the ...
Pancreatitis in Biological News
Cellular self-eating promotes pancreatitis
... example. However, the researchers previously discovered that in mice with pancreatitis
the level of autophagy in pancreatic cells surges. pancreatitis
occurs when the enzyme trypsin dissolves cells from within. Normally, ...
Jefferson Department of Surgery announces new pancreas tumor registry
... with an increased risk of pancreatic cancer, including familial breast-ovarian cancer, familial melanoma, familial colon cancer, hereditary pancreatitis
and Peutz-Jegher's syndrome (a rare hereditary condition that results in gastrointestinal polyps). "While we have not identified a causative gene ...
Where optics meets medicine
... on observing reflectance and fluorescence properties of pancreatic tissue samples. Spectral analysis showed significant differences between normal, pancreatitis
(inflammation) and cancerous tissues, thus suggesting non-invasive diagnostic possibilities for distinguishing among disease states.
The idea ...
Rare surgery performed to remove pancreas, prevent diabetes
... the hospital until sometime next week, doctors said.
Stewart's chronic pancreatitis
developed four years ago as the result of a congenitally malformed ... in the pancreatic duct failed to provide relief. The pain of chronic pancreatitis
is known to be constant and extremely debilitating. Facing a life of ...
Baby's genes affect mom's cholesterol levels
... had almost as much influence as the mother's genes on her lipoprotein levels. Because increased levels of lipoproteins can lead to pre-eclampsia and pancreatitis
in pregnant women and also increase their future risk of cardiovascular disease, these findings are of particular interest to the medical community. ...
Pancreatitis in Biological Technology
Amylin Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly Provide Context for FDA Alert for BYETTA
... The companies were aware of the pancreatitis
in the alert, as well as others, ... a definite causal
relationship between BYETTA and pancreatitis
has not been proved, to better
understand the ... the characteristics and
complications of the pancreatitis
cases in patients on BYETTA are
AMT Starts Preregistration Trial for Glybera(TM)
... on lipid metabolism and the mechanisms
underlying the prevention of pancreatitis
attacks. The trial is being
performed under a Clinical Trial Application ... significant and clinically important reduction in the incidence
of acute pancreatitis
in LPLD patients. The longest follow-up of individual
patients is well ...
MannKind Announces Positive Results from a Phase 1a Study of a GLP-1 Formulation
... President and Chief Scientific Officer. "As well, with pulsatile
delivery, we may potentially avoid unusual adverse effects such as the
that has been described with presently marketed GLP
analogues." "We believe that MKC253 represents a novel approach to the use of GLP-1
as a ...
Pancreatitis in Biological Definition
... "artificial" type 1 diabetes. Other pancreatic problems including trauma, pancreatitis
or tumors (either malignant or benign) can also lead to loss of insulin ... , past gestational diabetes , polycystic ovary syndrome , chronic pancreatitis
, hepatic steatosis (fatty liver), cystic fibrosis , several ...
Computed axial tomography
... abdominal disease processes require CT for proper diagnosis. The most common uses include diagnosis of renal/urinary stones , appendicitis , pancreatitis
, diverticulitis , abdominal aortic aneurysm , and bowel obstruction . CT is also the first line for detecting solid organ injury after trauma. ...
Pancreatitis in Biological Dictionary
... making digestive enzymes ... Pancreas pancreatic cancer chronic pancreatitis
diabetes research forums charity support ... One Pancreas Cancer Success ...