CF patients with Class I mutations typically experience more severe disease symptoms than those with other genotypes, including a shorter life span, a higher probability of end-stage lung disease, and a higher prevalence of pancreatic insufficiency
In chronic pancreatitis patients with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency
, the duodenal pH is persistently low.
58,59) Digestive insufficiency, secondary to pancreatic insufficiency
in CF, causes vitamin deficiency and lowers antioxidant availability.
EUR-1008 pancreatic enzyme replacement is safe and effective in patients with cystic fibrosis and pancreatic insufficiency
The doctor was wondering if pancreatic insufficiency
from heavy alcohol use was a factor in his frequent Loose stools that seemed to occur more after he had eaten.
Faecal elastase was less than 100 confirming pancreatic insufficiency
for which she was commenced on creon.
A delayed-release capsule formulation of pancrelipase, which will be marketed as Ultresa, has been approved for the treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency
caused by cystic fibrosis or other conditions in children and adults.
Given the involvement of almost the entire pancreas by the lesion, the concern for malignancy, and the patient's preexisting pancreatic insufficiency
, she underwent a total pancreatectomy with gastrojejunostomy and splenectomy.
The primary clinical manifestations of CP are abdominal pain and pancreatic insufficiency
, but patients may also present with the consequences of a complication.
Complications include hemorrhage, pseudocyst formation, pancreatic insufficiency
, sepsis, and respiratory distress due to pulmonary edema or pleural effusion (2), (5).
Liprotamase treats exocrine pancreatic insufficiency
, which leaves patients unable to digest and absorb fat, protein and carbohydrates.
These products complement Abbott's presence and expertise in specialty markets such as cardiovascular disease, neuroscience and gastroenterology, and include treatments for men's and women's hormonal health, and exocrine pancreatic insufficiency
(inability to properly digest food), which is associated with several underlying conditions including cystic fibrosis and chronic pancreatitis.