pancreatic duct

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pancreatic duct

[¦pan·krē¦ad·ik ‚dəkt]
(anatomy)
The main duct of the pancreas formed from the dorsal and ventral pancreatic ducts of the embryo.
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Imaging features that are more often seen in IPMN with an associated PDAC include main pancreatic duct or distal common bile duct dilation (Figure 2, a), cysts larger than 3.
It is a rare congenital anomaly (The incidence is approximately 1-3 in 20000] and it is the most common anomaly of the pancreatic ducts after pancreas divisum.
Precipitated bile acids in acidic bile corrode and irritate the bile and pancreatic ducts, the gallbladder, the ampulla of Vater, the sphincter of Oddi, and the duodenum.
In addition to the standard MRCP sequences, the s-MRCP protocol adds a series of single, thick-slab, heavily T2-weighted images covering the pancreatic duct and typically including the common bile duct, repeated every 30 seconds over 10 min, initiated at secretin administration.
Intraductal foreign bodies in the bile and pancreatic ducts pose a special problem.
It was first reported in 1931 by Lower and Farrell [1]who reported bleeding from an aneurysm of the splenic artery coming via the pancreatic duct and the ampulla of Vater.
SecreFlo is indicated for the improved detection of pancreatic duct abnormalities in combination with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients with pancreatitis, added the company.
Banting thought that ligating the pancreatic ducts of the source animal would allow the acinar cells to degenerate; otherwise, pancreatic enzymes might digest the anti-diabetic substance if it was present in the pancreatic extract.
Neglect of a main pancreatic duct injury invariably leads to major complications that include pseudocysts, fistulae, sepsis and secondary haemorrhage.
In patients with acute pancreatitis, MRCP is useful for evaluating the bile ducts and cystic duct remnants for stones, for evaluating the pancreatic ducts and for documenting the presence of cysts in or around the pancreas.
Therefore, we evaluated the production of a panel of candidate microRNAs in microdissected samples of nonpathologic pancreatic ducts and PanIN lesions from a conditional KRAS(G12D) mouse model and from patients with PDAC.
A design for use in endoscopic treatment of the bile and pancreatic ducts.