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    Pancreatic Cancer Conditions

    Pancreatic Cancer, Diagram showing the liver       What is ...

    Pancreatic Endocrine Tumours Professional

    Pancreatic Endocrine Tumours, Pancreatic endocrine tumours (PETs) are classified as neuroendocrine tumours. Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (PNETs) arise from amine prec...

    Pancreatic Exocrine Tumours Professional

    Pancreatic Exocrine Tumours, Its sensitivity at detecting pancreatic cancer is reported as 76-85% - usually due to most pancreatic cancer being advanced at presentation, but...

    The Pancreas Conditions

    The acinar cells also make a liquid which creates the right conditions for pancreatic enzymes to work. This is also known as pancreatic juice. The enzymes made by the pancreas includ...

    ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography) Conditions

    These flow down your pancreatic ducts, into your main pancreatic duct and through the papilla into your duodenum. The pancreatic enzymes are vital in order to digest food.

    Chronic Pancreatitis Conditions

    Calcium stones and/or scarring of the pancreatic tubes (ducts) may block the flow of enzymes along the pancreatic ducts. Chronic pancreatitis often becomes worse with time.

    Acute Pancreatitis Conditions

    The enzymes are made in the pancreatic cells and are passed into tiny tubes (ducts). These ducts join together like branches of a tree to form the main pancreatic duct.

    Gastrointestinal Malabsorption Conditions

    Immune deficiency  - for example,  HIV infection . Pancreatic insufficiency - for example,  cystic fibrosis , chronic pancreatitis , pancreatic cancer .

    MRCP Scan Conditions

    These flow down the pancreatic ducts, into the main pancreatic duct and through the papilla into your duodenum. The pancreatic enzymes are vital to digest food.

    The Gut Conditions

    It also receives bile from the gallbladder via the bile duct, and pancreatic enzymes made by cells in the pancreas via the pancreatic duct. Pancreatic enzymes are needed to ...

    Gallstones and Bile Conditions

    The pancreas makes a fluid rich in enzymes (chemicals which digest food). The pancreatic fluid travels down the pancreatic ...

    Jaundice Conditions

    See the separate leaflet called Gallstones and Bile for more details . Pancreatic cancer in the head of the pancreas, which can block the flow of bile. See the separate leaflet called P...

    Types of Cancer Conditions

    Links to detailed leaflets on each are provided below: Bladder Cancer Brain Cancer and Brain Tumours Breast Cancer Cancer of the Uterus (Endometrial Cancer) Cervical Cancer Childhoo...

    Endoscopic Ultrasound Scan Conditions

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    Cystic Fibrosis Conditions

    Treatments include antibiotics, physiotherapy, medicines for thinning mucus, pancreatic enzyme replacements and other therapies. What is cystic fibrosis? Cystic fibrosis is a condition w...

    Osmolality, Osmolarity and Fluid Homeostasis Conditions

    Other cancers: stomach cancer , pancreatic cancer , leukaemia and lymphoma. Some medicines: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) - for example, ibuprofen.

    Weight Loss Surgery Conditions

    At the same time, your bile duct and your pancreatic duct (which normally drain bile and pancreatic enzymes into the upper part of your small intestine to help with the digestion of ...

    Hyponatraemia Conditions

    Other cancers: stomach cancer , pancreatic cancer , leukaemia and lymphoma. Medications: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), proton pump inhibitors, angiotensin-converting e...

    Oral Hygiene Conditions

    Cancer, especially pancreatic and oropharyngeal. Pregnancy problems such as preterm birth and low birth weight.

    Left Upper Quadrant Pain Conditions

    See separate leaflets called Acute Pancreatitis , Chronic Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Cancer for more information. What are the common causes of left upper quadrant pain in pregnancy...

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