Studies of the Mechanisms Causing Pancreatitis in Severe Hypertriglyceridemia

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Hypertriglyceridemia has been estimated to cause around 7% to 10% of the total number of cases of acute pancreatitis in man. The mechanisms involved in the progression of hypertriglyceridemia to pancreatitis are not well understood. In this paper, we refer to different mechanisms proposed by previous authors to explain the pathogenesis. We discuss these… (More)

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@inproceedings{Christophersen2014StudiesOT, title={Studies of the Mechanisms Causing Pancreatitis in Severe Hypertriglyceridemia}, author={Bjorn Christophersen}, year={2014} }