Pancreatic Insufficiency Secondary to Tobacco Exposure: A Controlled Cross-Sectional Evaluation.

@article{Raphael2017PancreaticIS,
  title={Pancreatic Insufficiency Secondary to Tobacco Exposure: A Controlled Cross-Sectional Evaluation.},
  author={Kara Loren Raphael and Saurabh Chawla and Sungjin Kim and Christopher G. Keith and David R Propp and Zhengjia Chen and Kevin E. Woods and Steven A. Keilin and Qiang Cai and Field F Willingham},
  journal={Pancreas},
  year={2017},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={237-243}
}
OBJECTIVES Tobacco exposure is an established risk factor for pancreatic cancer and chronic pancreatitis; however, its role in pancreatic insufficiency is not clear. METHODS This controlled, cross-sectional study examined smokers and nonsmokers with no history of pancreatic disease. Histories and validated inventories of alcohol and tobacco use were… CONTINUE READING