Can pancreatic steatosis affect exocrine functions of pancreas?


TAHTACI M., Algin O. , KARAKAN T., YÜREKLİ Ö. T. , Alisik M., Koseoglu H., ...More

The Turkish journal of gastroenterology : the official journal of Turkish Society of Gastroenterology, vol.29, no.5, pp.588-594, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjg.2018.17696
  • Title of Journal : The Turkish journal of gastroenterology : the official journal of Turkish Society of Gastroenterology
  • Page Numbers: pp.588-594

Abstract

Background/Aims: Pancreatic steatosis (PS) is a generally used term to define accumulation of fat in the pancreas. In theory PS may be able to affect the exocrine function of pancreas. In this study we aimed to determine the effect of PS on exocrine pancreas function.