Published in Lab Law Weekly, September 23rd, 2005
In a recent article published in the World Journal of Gastroenterology, scientists in Japan described a study "to elucidate the frequency and characteristics of pancreatic disorders in the course of chronic viral hepatitis."
"We prospectively assessed the serum pancreatic enzyme levels and imaging findings in patients with chronic viral hepatitis and healthy control subjects. Serum amylase (t-Amy), salivary amylase (s-Amy), pancreatic amylase (p-Amy) and serum lipase levels were higher in hepatitis patients in comparison to control subjects," stated Y. Katakura and...
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