Low dose dopamine prevents end organ damage in experimentally induced pancreatitis

Kaya E., Arslan A., Aliyazicioglu Y., Guven H., Aydin O., Ozkan K.

HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.52, no.64, pp.1250-1254, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 64
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1250-1254
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Background/Aims: End organ damage due to microcirculatory failure plays an important role in the pathogenesis of acute pancreatitis (AP). The aim of this study was to investigate whether dopamine, a vasoactive agent, is beneficial in the prevention of local and systemic injury in acute pancreatitis.