pancreatic duct

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pancreatic duct

n.
The excretory duct of the pancreas, by which pancreatic juice is secreted into the duodenum.
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Noun1.pancreatic duct - a duct connecting the pancreas with the intestinepancreatic duct - a duct connecting the pancreas with the intestine
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
pancreas - a large elongated exocrine gland located behind the stomach; secretes pancreatic juice and insulin
musculus sphincter ductus pancreatici - the smooth muscle sphincter of the main pancreatic duct
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Free implications of prophylactic pancreatic stent placement in previously normal pancreatic ducts. Endoscopy 2009; 41:1095-8.
The median diameter of the main pancreatic ducts was 13 mm (5.9-16.3 mm) in ITPN with invasive carcinoma and 6 mm (5.6-6.1 mm) in ITPN without invasive carcinoma.
metal conductor for cannulation of the bile and pancreatic ducts 6 pcs.
Most of other patients were managed conservatively apart from two patients whose distal pancreatic ducts were observed with dilation through magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP).
The company said ARCHIMEDES is the only fully biodegradable biliary and pancreatic stent approved for placement in obstructed biliary or pancreatic ducts, in the world.
Based on the numerous studies into the biology of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, it has been proved that it develops due to cancerous transformation of epithelial cells in pancreatic ducts. In this process, numerous mutations of suppressive genes and oncogenes transform the normal non-mucinous, cuboidal epithelium lining up the pancreatic ducts into noninvasive, cancerous cylindrical epithelial cells possessing the ability to produce mucus [3].
Pancreatic ducts as an important route of tumor extension for acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas.
It is sensitive to observe distention of the biliary and pancreatic ducts, find pancreatic mass and extrapancreatic metastasis.10
Instead, a few scattered ghrelin-immunoreactive cells were detected inconnection to the exocrine pancreatic ducts, similar to that observed in the African ostrich.
MTI KTH has also ERCP (endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatography) facilities for diagnostic to look at the problems related to liver and pancreatic ducts and management of obstructive problems of entire passage.
MRCP could show the diffused narrow or segmental stenosis of main pancreatic ducts, the pancreatic segment of common bile duct stricture, proximal bile duct dilation, and gallbladder enlargement [80].Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is an invasive method but it is feasible in treatment and diagnosis of AIP and the incidence of ERCP-related adverse events is low in patients with type 1 AIP [81].
[beta] cell mass expansion in adult mice has been attributed to [beta] cell neogenesis from pancreatic ducts or hematopoietic tissues [53] and differentiation of stem cells and specialized [beta] cell progenitors as well as self-renewal by the [beta] cell [54, 55, 57].