Fibronectin as a Prognostic Parameter in Patients Suffering from Pancreatogenic Shock

  • G. Pott
  • T. Krummenerl
  • J. Lohmann
  • M. Clemens


Reduced function of the reticuloendothelial system (RES) in patients suffering from shock of different etiology is well known from clinical progress observations and from experiments on animals (2). Published results (1, 7) and those attained by ourselves (3) demonstrate the connection between reduced function of the RES and the plasma levels of fibronectin, a cell surface glycoprotein (synonyms: cold insoluble globulin, LETS factor, antigelatin factor).


Acute Pancreatitis Reticuloendothelial System Acute Necrotic Pancreatitis Plasma Fibronectin Endoscopic Retrograde Pancreatography 
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  • G. Pott
  • T. Krummenerl
  • J. Lohmann
  • M. Clemens

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