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Methods and Models in Exploring Pancreatic Functions

  • Rama Rao MallaEmail author
  • Seema Kumari
  • Krishna Chaitanya Amajala
  • Deepak KGK
  • Shailender Gugalavath
  • Prasuja Rokkam
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Abstract

Pancreatitis is a condition in which the pancreas becomes inflamed due to dysfunction of the digestive system which causes the release of active enzymes and damage the pancreas. Various methods have been proposed to identify the disease condition and model for the severity of pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. All have unique advantages and drawbacks, hence the need to identify novel models for evaluation of pancreatic dysfunctions with high accuracy, sensitivity, and output for the diagnosis of the disease.

Keywords

Pancreatitis ERCP MRCP EUS 

Notes

Acknowledgement

We thank the DST-FIST, New Delhi (SR/FST/LSI-568/2013), DST-EMR (EMR/2016/002694), and GITAM University for providing lab facilities.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rama Rao Malla
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Seema Kumari
    • 1
  • Krishna Chaitanya Amajala
    • 2
  • Deepak KGK
    • 1
  • Shailender Gugalavath
    • 1
  • Prasuja Rokkam
    • 1
  1. 1.Cancer Biology Lab, Department of Biochemistry and Bioinformatics, GISGITAM (Deemed to be University)VisakhapatnamIndia
  2. 2.Department of Biochemistry and Bioinformatics, GISGITAM (Deemed to be University)VisakhapatnamIndia

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