Exocrine pancreatic function test by endoscopic retrograde aspiration of pure pancreatic juice

The validity of endoscopic retrograde aspiration of pure pancreatic juice (PPJ) as an exocrine pancreatic function test was evaluated in terms of coefficients of variation in control subjects, reproducibility on repeated examinations, and sensitivity for detecting patients with chronic pancreatitis (CP). PPJ was obtained from, nine control subjects, four… (More)