pancreatic encephalopathy

pan·cre·at·ic en·ceph·a·lop·a·thy

a metabolic encephalopathy associated with extensive pancreatic necrosis.
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Some experimental and clinical studies showed that treatment with heparin inhibits the development of ischemia/reperfusion-induced AP (14), ameliorates the severity of taurocholate-induced pancreatitis (15), and decreases the incidence of pancreatic encephalopathy (PE) (16).
Protective effect of low-molecular-weight heparin on pancreatic encephalopathy in severe acute pancreatic rats.