Showing 1-26 of 26 results for "46943"
M Fuchs et al.
Zentralblatt fur Chirurgie, 120(6), 472-477 (1995-01-01)
In a follow up study 19 patients after Billroth-I, 22 patients after Billroth-II-resection and 38 patients after total gastrectomy (23 with Roux-Y-reconstruction and 15 with Longmire-Gütgemann) underwent a stool fat determination and an indirect pancreatic function test with fluorescein dilaurate...
Interference in pancreolauryl test.
R Lord
Annals of clinical biochemistry, 35 ( Pt 5), 686-687 (1998-10-13)
L M Burrell et al.
Scandinavian journal of clinical and laboratory investigation, 51(8), 675-680 (1991-12-01)
We have employed an oral test of pancreatic digestive function using fluorescein dilaurate (a substrate for pancreatic cholesterol ester hydrolase), administered together with pancreatic enzyme supplements, in order to test the hypothesis that urinary excretion of fluorescein provides a simple...
R S Chowdhury et al.
Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics, 17(6), 733-750 (2003-03-19)
Pancreatic function tests are most commonly used to diagnose chronic pancreatitis. These tests include tests which document exocrine or endocrine gland insufficiency and tests which instead measure gradations of decreased secretory capacity. The tests in the former category generally become...
F Seibold et al.
Journal of clinical gastroenterology, 22(3), 202-206 (1996-04-01)
Pancreatic autoantibodies (PABs) are found in 31% of patients with Crohn's disease (CD), but they do not correlate with the activity of intestinal disease or the incidence of acute pancreatitis. Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency has been observed in patients with CD....
I A Murray et al.
Postgraduate medical journal, 79(934), 471-473 (2003-09-05)
To audit the specificity and value of the pancreolauryl test (PLT) for the diagnosis of pancreatic insufficiency. A retrospective case note review of 47 patients who had a PLT during three consecutive years. A 650 bedded district general hospital. Patient...
H Friess et al.
Pancreas, 13(2), 202-208 (1996-08-01)
The risk of developing postoperative complications following pancreatic resection depends mainly on how difficult it is to perform a proper pancreaticointestinal anastomosis. We have evaluated the serum pancreolauryl test, a rapid tubeless pancreatic function test, as a simple preoperative predictor...
M R Green et al.
Archives of disease in childhood, 72(3), 233-234 (1995-03-01)
As a simple non-invasive test of possible pancreatic insufficiency 10 healthy infants, 13 infants with cystic fibrosis, and nine infants with unexplained diarrhoea and failure to thrive were given an emulsion containing fluorescein dilaurate and mannitol by mouth. A spot...
A Leodolter et al.
European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology, 12(12), 1335-1338 (2001-02-24)
Faecal elastase 1 (FE1) and the pancreolauryl test (PLT) are widely used for the non-invasive diagnosis of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI). Whether one of these two tests is superior for the detection of mild-to-moderate EPI is the subject of controversy....
J E Domínguez-Muñoz et al.
Clinical chemistry, 44(4), 869-875 (1998-05-15)
The serum pancreolauryl test has limited sensitivity for detecting mild pancreatic insufficiency. The aim of this study was to optimize the serum pancreolauryl test so as to increase the probability of positive results in patients with chronic pancreatitis. The study...
J E Domínguez-Muñoz et al.
The American journal of gastroenterology, 88(8), 1237-1241 (1993-08-01)
Indirect pancreatic function tests are frequently used in the clinical routine as complementary tools for the diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis (CP) because of their noninvasiveness and simplicity. We analyzed the clinical efficacy and routine application of a modified serum pancreolauryl...
F M Stevens et al.
Journal of clinical pathology, 50(12), 1001-1004 (1998-03-28)
To determine the frequency of abnormal pancreolauryl tests in untreated and treated adults with coeliac disease and to see whether abnormalities in treated coeliac patients correlate with the degree of recovery of intestinal morphology or brush border enzyme activity. Pancreolauryl...
A perspective on the use of tubeless pancreatic function tests in diagnosis.
E P DiMagno
Gut, 43(1), 2-3 (1998-10-15)
Z Wójcik et al.
Polski tygodnik lekarski (Warsaw, Poland : 1960), 50(1-35), 791-793 (1995-01-01)
Fifteen patients with chronic pancreatitis were qualified for surgical treatment on the basis of the results of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, pancreolauryl test and glucose tolerance test. Significant changes according to Cambridge scale correlated with exocrine-endocrine pancreatic failure. In patients with...
Maria Beatriz Di Carlo et al.
Acta gastroenterologica Latinoamericana, 40(2), 128-133 (2010-07-22)
The pancreas is a mixed gland that takes part in the digestion of nutrients and in the homeostasis ofglycemia. Chronic pancreopathy is the cause of secretory insufficiency, characterized by an inflammatory process that leads to fibrosis of the pancreas, with...
M R Green et al.
Archives of disease in childhood, 68(5), 649-652 (1993-05-01)
There is a pressing need for a simple non-invasive test of exocrine pancreatic function for use in children. The pancreolauryl test has been modified by the addition of a second marker (mannitol) to achieve a single day test without the...
E Małecka-Panas et al.
Polskie Archiwum Medycyny Wewnetrznej, 94(4), 315-323 (1995-10-01)
The aim of the presented study was a comparative evaluation of the three indirect pancreatic function tests: pancreolauryl-test (PLT), NBT-PABA test and faecal chymotrypsin (CH) efficacy in detecting pancreatic exocrine function impairment in advanced chronic pancreatitis (acp). 30 patients with...
D A Elphick et al.
Pancreatology : official journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) ... [et al.], 5(2-3), 196-200 (2005-04-26)
The urine pancreolauryl ratio (uPLR) and, more recently, the faecal pancreatic elastase-1, are widely used for the noninvasive diagnosis of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. Both tests have previously been validated against 'gold standard' tests of pancreatic function, but their use in...
A L Trewick
Annals of clinical biochemistry, 35 ( Pt 2), 274-278 (1998-04-21)
The influence of the glucose concentration in urines being assayed as part of a pancreolauryl test was investigated. Paired patient urines (n = 5) were assayed at 60 degrees and 70 degrees C, before and after spiking to 5% glucose....
J Sarles
Annales de pediatrie, 39(4), 221-225 (1992-04-01)
The exocrine pancreas produces many of the enzymes responsible for the digestion of food. Severe alterations in exocrine pancreas function cause malabsorption which predominantly affects fats. Unfortunately, because it is a deep organ the pancreas is a difficult target for...
C von Tirpitz et al.
Hepato-gastroenterology, 45(22), 1111-1116 (1998-10-02)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate endocrine functional impairment in nondiabetic patients with chronic pancreatitis and to determine its reliability in the staging of this disease. Eighteen patients with chronic pancreatitis and fasting normoglycemia (fasting blood glucose level...
J E Domínguez-Muñoz et al.
The American journal of gastroenterology, 90(10), 1834-1837 (1995-10-01)
Pancreatic elastase is highly stable along the intestinal tract. A new ELISA is commercially available to measure human specific elastase-1 concentration in stool. We evaluated the behavior of this fecal elastase test (FET) compared with other indirect pancreatic function tests...
L Duntas et al.
Hepato-gastroenterology, 39(5), 413-416 (1992-10-01)
Thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) is abundantly present in the pancreas. We studied the circulating TRH-immunoreactivity (IR) in 27 patients with chronic pancreatitis (CP) and different degrees of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI), as well as in 23 normal subjects. Furthermore we examined...
G Lock et al.
Hepato-gastroenterology, 44(16), 1110-1116 (1997-07-01)
The aim of this study was to assess the applicability and accuracy of the modified serum pancreolauryl test (sPLT) in patients with chronic pancreatitis (cP). We compared the results of a modified serum pancreolauryl test to morphological changes as detected...
P Malfertheiner et al.
Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics, 7(4), 423-428 (1993-08-01)
A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled crossover study was performed to assess the influence of one week of selective M1-muscarinic receptor blockade on pancreatic exocrine secretion in man. Ten healthy subjects received telenzepine (3 mg p.o.) and placebo each for 8 days...
P Zhao et al.
Hepato-gastroenterology, 43(12), 1620-1626 (1996-11-01)
The pathogenesis of chronic pancreatitis remains unclear. This investigation aimed to evaluate the relative importance of acinar or ductal lesions or of ductal subobstruction in the development of chronic pancreatitis in cats. Ethanol was injected either interstitially in the parenchyma...

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