exocrine pancreatic insufficiency


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Related to exocrine pancreatic insufficiency: Chronic pancreatitis, Shwachman-Diamond syndrome

ex·o·crine pan·cre·at·ic in·suf·fi·cien·cy

[MIM*260450]
lack of exocrine secretions of pancreas, due to destruction of acini, usually by chronic pancreatitis; lack of digestive enzymes from pancreas results in diarrhea, usually fatty (steatorrhea).
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The available literature was focused on the increase in the serum levels of D-lactate in patients with the malabsorption syndrome and exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in non-CF patients, which supports our results [15,18].
Abbreviations BMI: Body mass index EPI: Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency FE1: Fecal elastase-1 FFMI: Fat-free mass index GIQLI: Gastrointestinal quality of life index HGS: Handgrip strength IRE: Irreversible electroporation JW: J.
Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) is a condition characterized by deficiency of the exocrine pancreatic enzymes.
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Variables Total sample n Age (years) 43 7 (1 -37) Gender (female) 43 28 (65.1) Family history 43 4 (9.3) Neonatal screening 43 5 (11.6) Homozygous F508del frequency 37 9 (24.3) Heterozygous F508del frequency 37 16 (43.2) Another mutation/mutation 37 12 (32.4) unidentified Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency 43 38 (88.4) Cystic fibrosis-related diabetes 43 2 (4.6) Liver disease 43 1 (2.3) Chronic P.
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Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency occurs commonly in dogs.
Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development (J&JPRD) received approval from the FDA for its NDA for Pancreaze (pancrelipase) delayed-release capsules for the treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency due to cystic fibrosis or other conditions.
Dogs with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency can survive because of advances in nutrition.
A Get your dog checked out by your vet as the symptoms could be caused by different conditions such as Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI) and colitis.
Creon was approved in April by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) due to cystic fibrosis or other conditions.
Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) can result from various pancreatic pathologies either acquired such as chronic pancreatitis, or genetically determined such as cystic fibrosis.