Biochemical studies in peritoneal fluid from patients with acute pancreatitis

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The levels of pancreatic digestive enzymes, lysosomal hydrolases, and protease inhibitors were evaluated in ascites fluid from 24 patients with acute pancreatitis diagnosed as alcoholic, gallstone-induced, or idiopathic. In this group the concentrations of amylase (354±98 ng/ml), immunoreactive cationic trypsinogen (1840±238 ng/ml), and immunoreactive… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01297058

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