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Published: 23 February 2007
10.1159/000100403
EISBN: 978-3-318-01436-5
... Abstract The exact mechanism of pancreatic fibrosis has not yet been elucidated. We have proposedthe following three classifications related to the pathogenesis of pancreatic fibrosis:predominantly perilobular sclerosis in chronic alcoholic pancreatitis, predominantlyintralobular sclerosis...
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Series: Monographs in Clinical Cytology
Volume: 26
Published: 05 October 2020
10.1159/000455729
EISBN: 978-3-318-06604-3
... Abstract This introductory chapter discusses the demographics of pancreatic tumors and the risk factors associated with pancreatic neoplasms. The WHO 2019 classification of pancreatic epithelial tumors and WHO 2017 classification of pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms is provided. The current...
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Series: Monographs in Clinical Cytology
Volume: 26
Published: 05 October 2020
10.1159/000455730
EISBN: 978-3-318-06604-3
... Abstract It is important to adequately process and triage the specimen obtained from fine-needle aspirations (FNAs) of pancreatic lesions. Many echo endoscopists rely on rapid on-site evaluation (ROSE) for adequacy of FNA from solid pancreatic lesions. The role of ROSE in FNA of pancreatic...
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Series: Monographs in Clinical Cytology
Volume: 26
Published: 05 October 2020
10.1159/000455731
EISBN: 978-3-318-06604-3
... Abstract Imaging plays a key role in the diagnosis and staging of pancreatic tumors. Imaging modalities utilized for the evaluation of pancreatic tumors include: transabdominal and endoscopic ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging. Each of these modalities has different...
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Series: Monographs in Clinical Cytology
Volume: 26
Published: 05 October 2020
10.1159/000455736
EISBN: 978-3-318-06604-3
... Abstract The most frequent indication for pancreatic fine-needle aspiration sampling is to confirm or exclude a pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC). PDAC is the most common malignant neoplasm of the pancreas, and the term pancreatic cancer typically connotes this entity. The conventional...
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Series: Monographs in Clinical Cytology
Volume: 26
Published: 05 October 2020
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-06604-3
EISBN: 978-3-318-06604-3
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 29
Published: 31 August 2020
10.1159/000506549
EISBN: 978-3-318-06734-7
... German insulin committee. When the German government decided to send a team of the best German physicians to Moscow to support the care of Lenin, Minkowski was one of those chosen. Prof. Oskar Minkowski died near Berlin on June 18, 1931. One hundred years after the discovery of pancreatic diabetes...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 44
Published: 11 August 2015
10.1159/000382138
EISBN: 978-3-318-02773-0
... Abstract In this chapter, we give an overview of the genetic and epigenetic background of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), in particular pancreatic and pulmonary NETs. Studying the mechanism of disease of the inherited syndromes that feature NETs has provided valuable insights that have...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 44
Published: 11 August 2015
10.1159/000382143
EISBN: 978-3-318-02773-0
... Abstract Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNETs) are rare and clinically demanding diseases. They are clinically defined as functioning or nonfunctioning depending on the presence of a syndrome related to inappropriate hormone secretion. Functioning pNETs are often small in size...
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 22
Published: 10 April 2014
10.1159/000357252
EISBN: 978-3-318-02598-9
.... It develops in about 50% of patients with chronic pancreatitis, in 80% of pancreatic cancer cases, in 70% of patients submitted to subtotal pancreatectomy and in over 7% of hemochromatosis cases. Patients typically develop symptoms associated with hyperglycemia, but they have a distinctly increased risk...
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 22
Published: 10 April 2014
10.1159/000357253
EISBN: 978-3-318-02598-9
... Abstract Fibrocalculous pancreatic diabetes is an uncommon form of diabetes secondary to chronic nonalcoholic calcific pancreatitis found in tropical parts of the globe. The etiology of this condition remains unknown, although environmental and genetic factors have been postulated. In its...
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 22
Published: 10 April 2014
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-02598-9
EISBN: 978-3-318-02598-9
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 32
Published: 23 September 2013
10.1159/000350634
EISBN: 978-3-318-02416-6
... Abstract The use of acid suppression in patients with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) additionally to enteric-coated pancreatic enzyme preparations (PEPs) is controversial. In current recommendations, the prescription of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) is not generally recommended...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 31
Published: 10 September 2013
10.1159/000348600
EISBN: 978-3-318-02293-3
... Abstract Recently, fluorescence imaging using indocyanine green (ICG) has been used clinically to visualize the vascular/lymphatic anatomy and cancerous tissues in real time during surgery. Potentially, among the best indications for ICG fluorescence imaging are hepatobiliary and pancreatic...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 31
Published: 10 September 2013
10.1159/000348624
EISBN: 978-3-318-02293-3
... Abstract In surgery for pancreatic and hepatobiliary cancers, the ability to properly delineate tumor margins for complete resection is of utmost importance in achieving cure and giving the patient the best chance of prolonged survival. Correspondingly, the detection of small metastatic disease...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 31
Published: 10 September 2013
10.1159/000348626
EISBN: 978-3-318-02293-3
... metastatic liver cancers, we need compensatory imaging techniques for identification of adenocarcinoma tissues during hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery. Among numerous novel fluorescent probes, γ-glutamyl hydroxymethyl rhodamine green may have the potential to play this role through rapid enzymatic...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 31
Published: 10 September 2013
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-02293-3
EISBN: 978-3-318-02293-3