Breaking down haem attenuates acute pancreatitis: a new treatment option?

Abstract

The premature intracellular activation of digestive proteases can result in autodigestion of the pancreas and has long been regarded as the initial and a rate-limiting step in the development of acute pancreatitis. Recent evidence suggests, however, that inflammatory cells infiltrating the pancreasdrather than the extent of initial protease… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/gut.2010.230136

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