• pathogenesis
  • Although the exact mechanisms which trigger the inflammatory processes are not completely understood, it is generally accepted that autodigestion and activated leukocytes play important roles in the pathogenesis of acute pancreatitis. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • total pancreatectomy
  • The goal of this study is to assess whether infusion of Prolastin-C during peri-transplant period can enhance islet autograft survival and function in chronic pancreatitis patients who have total pancreatectomy and islet autotransplantation. (centerwatch.com)
  • For patients with severe pancreatitis refractory to medical and endoscopic therapy, total pancreatectomy (TP) with islet autotransplantation (IAT) may be considered. (centerwatch.com)