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*  Accessory pancreas
... is a small cluster of pancreas cells detached from the pancreas and sometimes found in the wall of the ... Accessory pancreas is a rare condition in which small groups of pancreatic cells are separate from the pancreas. They may occur ... Treatment of accessory pancreas depends on the location and extent of the injured tissue. Surgery may be an option, or some ... After researching accessory pancreas at the University of Louisville medical library, I found a list of medical cases and the ...
*  Acute pancreatitis
... where tenderness on pressure exists in disease of the pancreas. At this point the tail of pancreas is projected on the ... there is inflammation and edema of the pancreas. In severe pancreatitis, there is necrosis of the pancreas, and nearby organs ... As the pancreas is stimulated to secrete enzymes by the presence of food in the stomach, having no food pass through the system ... Due to the pancreas lacking a capsule, the inflammation and necrosis can extend to include fascial layers in the immediate ...
*  Chronic pancreatitis
Damage to the pancreas reduces the production of pancreatic enzymes that aid digestion, which can result in malnutrition. Fats ... It can present as episodes of acute inflammation in a previously injured pancreas, or as chronic damage with persistent pain or ... It is a disease process characterized by irreversible damage to the pancreas as distinct from reversible changes in acute ... Chronic pancreatitis is a long-standing inflammation of the pancreas that alters the organ's normal structure and functions. ...
*  Secretin
They discovered (by cutting all the nerves to the pancreas in their experimental animals) that this process was not, in fact, ... Secretin targets the pancreas; pancreatic centroacinar cells have secretin receptors in their plasma membrane. As secretin ... It was known that the pancreas secreted digestive juices in response to the passage of food (chyme) through the pyloric ... They determined that a substance secreted by the intestinal lining stimulates the pancreas after being transported via the ...
*  Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm
... removal of the body and tail of the pancreas (a distal pancreatectomy), or rarely removal of the entire pancreas (a total ... IPMN forms cysts (small cavities or spaces) in the pancreas. These cysts are visible in CT scans (X-ray computed tomography). ... The Toronto Video Atlas of Liver, Pancreas and Transplant Surgery - Video of Whipple procedure in IPMN case. ... Sohn, Taylor (June 2004). "Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms of the Pancreas". Annals of Surgery. 239 (6): 788-799. doi: ...
*  Glucagon rescue
"Stable liquid glucagon formulations for rescue treatment and bi-hormonal closed-loop pancreas." Curr Diab Rep. 2012 Dec;12(6): ...
*  Insulin analog
... produced by extraction from animal pancreas), at the time when biosynthetic human insulin (insulin human rDNA) was not ...
*  Autoimmune pancreatitis
In one study, EUS revealed a diffusely swollen and hypoechoic pancreas in 8 of the 14 (57%) patients, and a solitary, focal, ... Two-thirds of patients present with either obstructive painless jaundice or a "mass" in the head of the pancreas mimicking ... Computed tomography (CT) findings in AIP include a diffusely enlarged hypodense pancreas or a focal mass that may be mistaken ... Histopathologic examination of the pancreas shows fibrotic changes with lymphocyte and plasma cell infiltrate. For diagnosis, ...
*  Minor duodenal papilla
In 10% of people, the minor duodenal papilla is the prime duct for drainage of the pancreas, although in others it may not be ... Pancreas. ISBN 9603990744. CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link) Colledge, Nicki R.; Walker, Brian R.; Ralston, Stuart H ... however in a small majority of people drains the pancreas. The minor duodenal papilla represents the remnants of the opening of ...
*  Intensive insulin therapy
A working pancreas continually secretes small amounts of insulin into the blood to maintain normal glucose levels, which would ... and constitutes almost half the insulin produced by the normal pancreas. Bolus insulin is produced during the digestion of ... of replacing insulin that attempts to mimic the pattern of small continuous basal insulin secretion of a working pancreas ...
*  Pancreatic cyst
A pancreatic cyst is a fluid filled sac within the pancreas. Causes range from benign to malignant. Pancreatic pseudocysts can ... "Imaging patterns of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas: an illustrated discussion of the International ...
*  Boris Kovatchev
"People to Know 2016: Boris Kovatchev, PhD". Lyon, Lindsay (30 June 2009). "Boris Kovatchev: Artificial pancreas could help ... and a principal investigator of the JDRF Artificial Pancreas Project. He and his team of more than 25 investigators at UVA have ... ". "UVA's Boris Kovatchev Honored for Artificial Pancreas Research - JDRF". 30 July 2013. ...
*  Pancreas
... the pancreas is divided into the head of pancreas, the neck of pancreas, the body of pancreas, and the tail of pancreas. The ... The duodenum and pancreas Pancreas of a human embryo at end of sixth week Dog pancreas magnified 100 times The pancreas and its ... The pancreas is known as a mixed gland. The pancreas is an endocrine and digestive organ that, in humans, lies in the upper ... The pancreas contains tissue with an endocrine and exocrine role, and this division is also visible when the pancreas is viewed ...
*  Ectopic pancreas
An ectopic pancreas is an anatomical abnormality in which pancreatic tissue has grown outside its normal location and without ... 2009). "Ectopic Pancreas: CT Findings with Emphasis on Differentiation from Small Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor and Leiomyoma ... It is a congenital disease and is also known as heterotopic, accessory, or aberrant pancreas. Perera, Eranga (26 April 2010). " ... "Ectopic Pancreas". Imaging Science Today. Archived from the original on 25 November 2011. Kim, Ji Young; et al. ( ...
*  Annular pancreas
... is a rare condition in which the second part of the duodenum is surrounded by a ring of pancreatic tissue ... 1975). "The pancreas in infants and children". Surg Clin North Am. 55 (2): 377-85. PMID 165579. De Ugarte DA, Dutson EP, Hiyama ... This portion of the pancreas can constrict the duodenum and block or impair the flow of food to the rest of the intestines. It ... 2005), "Annular pancreas in two consecutive siblings: an extremely rare case", European Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 15 (5): ...
*  Pancreas (disambiguation)
The Pancreas is an organ of animal bodies. Pancreas may also refer to: Pancreas divisum Exocrine pancreas Pancreas (song), by " ...
*  Artificial pancreas
The artificial pancreas is a technology in development to help people with diabetes automatically control their blood glucose ... Artificial Pancreas Project : JDRF KMorandi says (2017-08-10). "Insurers can profit while improving the lives of people with ... When surgically implanted, the islet sheet will behave as the endocrine pancreas and will be viable for years. the gene therapy ... A biological approach to the artificial pancreas is to implant bioengineered tissue containing islet cells, or stem cells that ...
*  Pancreas divisum
Therefore in pancreas divisum, where fusion of the ducts does not occur, the major drainage of the pancreas is done by the ... Pancreas or Pancreatic divisum is a congenital anomaly in the anatomy of the ducts of the pancreas in which a single pancreatic ... A majority of individuals born with pancreas divisum will not have symptoms. In some cases, pancreas divisum is only detected ... Pancreas divisum in individuals with no symptoms does not require treatment. Treatment of those with symptoms varies and has ...
*  Pancreas transplantation
The healthy pancreas comes from a donor who has just died or it may be a partial pancreas from a living donor. At present, ... A pancreas transplant is an organ transplant that involves implanting a healthy pancreas (one that can produce insulin) into a ... Because the pancreas is a vital organ, performing functions necessary in the digestion process, the recipient's native pancreas ... Pancreas-after-kidney transplant (PAK), when a cadaveric, or deceased, donor pancreas transplant is performed after a previous ...
*  Exocrine pancreas cell
Main article: Exocrine pancreas. Exocrine pancreas cell entry in the public domain NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms This article ... An exocrine pancreas cell is a pancreatic cell that produces enzymes that are secreted into the small intestine. These enzymes ...
*  Uncinate process of pancreas
... the dorsal pancreas and the ventral pancreas. The dorsal pancreas appears first, at around day 26, opposite the developing ... There is also a common condition called pancreas divisum where the dorsal and ventral pancreas do not fuse properly. This ... "The Pancreas" Anatomy figure: 39:03-11 at Human Anatomy Online, SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "The duodenum and pancreas." ... The ventral pancreas develops at the junction of the hepatic duct and the rest of the foregut. During development, differential ...
*  Cystic lesions of the pancreas
"Cystic lesions of the pancreas: Clinical and pathologic review of cases in a five year period". JOP : Journal of the pancreas. ... Cystic lesions of the pancreas are a group of pancreatic lesions characterized by a cystic appearance. They can be benign or ...
*  Acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas
... , also acinar cell carcinoma, is a rare malignant exocrine tumour of the pancreas. It ... ACC can be treated with a Whipple procedure or (depending on the location within the pancreas) with left partial resection of ... They can arise in any part of the pancreas. Histomorphologically, the tumour resembles the cells of the pancreatic acini and, ... Von Hoff, 23 Klimstra, DS.; Heffess, CS.; Oertel, JE.; Rosai, J. (Sep 1992). "Acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas. A ...
*  Let Me Eat Your Pancreas (film)
"Let Me Eat Your Pancreas". BIFF. September 2017. Retrieved 2017-09-19. Official website (in Japanese) Let Me Eat Your Pancreas ... Let Me Eat Your Pancreas (Japanese: 君の膵臓をたべたい, Hepburn: Kimi no Suizo wo Tabetai) is a 2017 Japanese romance drama film ... Let Me Eat Your Pancreas an old-fashioned tearjerker". The Straits Times. Retrieved 2017-09-19. " ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Endocrine Disorders: Pancreas
The pancreas also secretes enzymes into the small intestine that help with digestion and neutralize acid from the stomach. ... The pancreas also secretes enzymes into the small intestine that help with digestion and neutralize acid from the stomach. ...