The effect of primary hyperparathyroidism on pancreatic exocrine function


Sisman P., Avci M., Akkurt A., Sahin A. B. , Gul O. O. , Ersoy C., ...More

JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION, vol.41, no.3, pp.293-298, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s40618-017-0727-6
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.293-298

Abstract

Background Elastase-1 is a proteolytic enzyme secreted by pancreatic acinar cells, and measurements of the concentration this enzyme are used to evaluate pancreatic exocrine function. We aimed to determine whether pancreatic exocrine function declines due to chronic hypercalcemia by measuring fecal elastase levels.