Value of Pancreatic Serum Enzyme Determinations for Diagnosis of Acute Pancreatitis

  • G. H.-K. Dürr

Abstract

Clinical enzymology was born in 1908 when Wohlgemuth published his paper on the determination of amylase in urine [21]. Since then a considerable number of different enzymes have been proposed as biochemical markers of acute pancreatitis, and recently the pancreatic secretory trypsin inhibitor was added to this list:
  • Amylase

  • Lipase [7, 8, 13, 16]

  • p-Amylase

  • Ribonuclease [19]

  • Phospholipase A [5]

  • Elastase

  • Desoxyribonuclease

  • Pancreatic secretory trypsin inhibitor [14, 17]

Keywords

Cellulose Lipase Pancreatitis Electrophoresis Trypsin 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. H.-K. Dürr
    • 1
  1. 1.Robert-Bosch-KrankenhausStuttgart 50Germany

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