Changes in peptidergic innervation in chronic pancreatitis.

  title={Changes in peptidergic innervation in chronic pancreatitis.},
  author={Markus W. B{\"u}chler and Eberhard Weihe and Helmut Friess and P Malfertheiner and Emma L. Bockman and Susanne M{\"u}ller and Donatus Nohr and Hans G{\"u}nther Beger},
  volume={7 2},
We sought to identify characteristics of peptidergic innervation that altered in patients with chronic pancreatitis. Pancreatic tissue removed from patients with chronic pancreatitis was analyzed by immunohistochemistry using antisera against neuropeptide Y, tyrosine hydroxylase, vasoactive intestinal polypeptide, peptide histidine isoleucine, calcitonin gene-related peptide, and substance P, respectively. In accordance with recent findings, the number and diameter of intralobular and… CONTINUE READING
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