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pancreas

pan·cre·as

 (păng′krē-əs, păn′-)
n.
A long, irregularly shaped gland in vertebrates, lying behind the stomach, that secretes pancreatic juice into the duodenum and insulin, glucagon, and somatostatin into the bloodstream.

[Greek pankreas : pan-, pan- + kreas, flesh; see kreuə- in Indo-European roots.]

pan′cre·at′ic (păng′krē-ăt′ĭk, păn′-) adj.
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Adj.1.pancreatic - of or involving the pancreas; "pancreatic cancer"
Translations

pancreatic

[ˌpæŋkrɪˈætɪk] ADJpancreático

pancreatic

adjder Bauchspeicheldrüse; pancreatic cancerBauchspeicheldrüsenkrebs m

pan·cre·at·ic

a. pancreático-a, rel. al páncreas;
___ cystquiste ___;
___ ductconducto ___;
___ juicejugo ___;
___ neoplasmsneoplasmas ___ -s.

pancreatic

adj pancreático
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These pancreatic enzymes could represent the body's primary defense against cancer.
According to the (https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-approves-new-drug-treatment-resistant-forms-tuberculosis-affects-lungs) press release issued by the FDA, the side effects of taking pretomanid tablets include "damage to the nerves (peripheral neuropathy), acne, anemia, nausea, vomiting, headache, increased liver enzymes (transaminases and gamma-glutamyltransferase), indigestion (dyspepsia), rash, increased pancreatic enzymes (hyperamylasemia), visual impairment, low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), and diarrhea."
The most common adverse reactions observed in patients treated with Pretomanid in combination with bedaquiline and linezolid included damage to the nerves (peripheral neuropathy), acne, anemia, nausea, vomiting, headache, increased liver enzymes (transaminases and gamma-glutamyltransferase), indigestion (dyspepsia), rash, increased pancreatic enzymes (hyperamylasemia), visual impairment, low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), and diarrhea.
It means as well as prescribing nutritional supplements and tube feeds, they can prescribe non-oral nutrition and medication to support dietetic care such as motility drugs, pancreatic enzymes, vitamins and minerals and diabetes medications.
"Treatment is a mixture of very careful diet management and supplementing it with pancreatic enzymes by putting a powder in each meal." She added: "Maisie then started getting really thirsty and initially we thought maybe it's a reaction to the enzymes but then we diagnosed her with diabetes.
The evolution was favorable, with pancreatic enzymes normalization 14 days from the moment of admission.
An emergency may arise if the pancreatic enzymes "leak" out of the pancreatic duct and begin digesting the pancreas itself (pancreatitis).
Eighty-eight patients with inoperable pancreatic cancer were randomly assigned to receive, in open-label fashion, pancreatic enzymes (pancrelipase; 48,000 lipase units per meal) or no pancreatic enzymes (control group).
An elevation of the pancreatic enzymes amylase and lipase on blood testing leads to the diagnosis, and it is confirmed by CT scan of the abdomen, done optimally with contrast.
(1) Elevation of pancreatic enzymes in SBO has been reported in some cases, (3,4) and a retrospective review of patients who underwent surgery for SBO showed elevation of serum lipase in half of the cohort.