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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Inactivation of the p16 (INK4A) tumor-suppressor gene in pancreatic duct lesions: loss of intranuclear expression.
Values of mean and SD were used for description of quantitative variables like age while frequency and percentage were used for description of qualitative variables like gender, acute pancreatitis, previous history of post ERCP pancreatitis, cannulation attempts and time, precut papillotomy and pancreatic duct contrast injection.
Aggressive, acidic bile/pancreatic juice mixtures often cause bile reflux, or backflow, into the pancreatic duct.
In some instances when it is determined that the pancreatic duct is narrowed, surgery may be performed to widen the duct by inserting a stent or a sphincterotomy or to remove tissue that may be blocking the duct or to drain a pseudocyst (http://webmd.
Its frequency increases with pancreatic division at the body level (vs at the neck) and in the absence of elective ligation of the main pancreatic duct.
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.
4) Isolated pancreatic trauma with disruption of the major pancreatic duct is rare.
We present a 16-year-old boy with complete major pancreatic duct disruption in pancreatic neck.
Unpublished data suggest that a class of antidiabetic drugs known as incretin mimetics may raise the risk of pancreatitis and precancerous changes (metaplasia) in the pancreatic duct in patients with type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes.
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.
A rare case of ascariasis in the gallbladder, choledochus and pancreatic duct.
Enzymes in the pancreatic juice flow into a long pancreatic duct that merges with the common bile duct and opens into the duodenal mucosa.