Sulfur amino acid metabolism in chronic relapsing pancreatitis.

  title={Sulfur amino acid metabolism in chronic relapsing pancreatitis.},
  author={Jan M{\aa}rtensson and Terry Bolin},
  journal={The American journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={81 12},
Sulfur amino acid (SAA) metabolism was studied in patients with chronic relapsing pancreatitis (CRP) before and during treatment and compared with results from patients with uncomplicated cholelithiasis, before and after surgery, receiving an identical nutritional support. CRP resulted in decreased total sulfur and inorganic sulfate excretions. Although the nutritional therapy per se accentuated these results, a reduced ability to convert SAAs to inorganic sulfate was seen during the whole… CONTINUE READING

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