Parathormone levels and Vitamin D metabolism in female patients with various grades of fecal elastase 1 deficiency.

BACKGROUND There are still too few conclusive reports about conspicuous parathormone (PTH) and Vitamin D metabolism in patients with fecal elastase 1 deficiency or any connection of the calcium metabolism to the severity of exocrine pancreas insufficiency. METHODS Between March 1998 and September 2002, we investigated on 240 female patients with fecal… CONTINUE READING