Alterations in intestinal permeability and endotoxemia in severe acute pancreatitis.


BACKGROUND Intestinal permeability increases early in the course of acute pancreatitis and is associated with sepsis and organ failure. AIM To evaluate the intestinal permeability (IP) and anti-endotoxin antibodies immunoglobulin G and A (AEA IgG and A) in severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) as compared to healthy controls and determine their significance in… (More)