E. Capoferro
Internal medicineRetrospective cohort studyPancreatitisAcute pancreatitisExocrine pancreatic insufficiencySteatorrheaAutoimmune pancreatitisJaundiceIn patientEndocrine systemWeight lossDiabetes mellitusMedicineGastroenterology
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#1Antonio AmodioH-Index: 13
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Background and aim: Autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) is a form of chronic pancreatitis with typical histological features, fully responding to steroids. Pancreatic exocrine function can be studied by dosage of fecal elastase 1 (FE1). Aim of this study was to evaluate pancreatic exocrine and endocrine function in patients suffering from AIP before and after steroid therapy, and in the follow-up. Material and methods: FE1 was evaluated both before and after steroid therapy and in the follow-up (1, 2 ...
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