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Methodological Progress in Pancreatic Enzyme Determination

  • W. Junge
Conference paper

Abstract

The tentative diagnosis “acute pancreatitis” is generally based on rather unspecific and uncharacteristic clinical symptoms. Therefore, the establishment of a definite diagnosis requires the determination of pancreatic enzymes, in particular that of amylase and/or lipase. Other enzymes of the pancreas are liberated into the circulation as well, but only amylase and lipase can be measured in their active form with suitable methods within a relatively short time.

Keywords

Bile Acid Acute Pancreatitis Lipase Activity Pancreatic Lipase Bile Acid Concentration 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Junge
    • 1
  1. 1.Kiel 1Germany

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