Serum Ribonuclease for Detecting Pancreatic Cell Necrosis
Pancreatic necrosis is one of the major potential events in the course of acute pancreatitis . It is believed to be the consequence of ischemia  occurring early during the phase of circulatory insufficiency, perhaps potentiated by injury from activated pancreatic enzymes which have leaked into the tissues. The late complications of pancreatitis, including abscesses, arise in large measure because of these dead tissues . Detection of pancreatic necrosis may therefore be crucial for anticipating and preventing those complications.
KeywordsIschemia Pancreatitis Amylase Liquefaction Haas
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