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Determination of pancreatic amylase in gastric juice

  • At: 2008 FIP Congress in Basel (Switzerland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: SCICLUNA-GIUSTI, Wendy (Department of Pharmacy, University of Malta, Msida, Malta)
  • Co-author(s): Vella, Joanna (Department of Pharmacy, University of Malta, MSIDA, Malta)
    Zammit, Kirsten (Department of Pharmacy, University of Malta, MSIDA, Malta)
    Wirth, Francesca (Department of Pharmacy, University of Malta, MSIDA, Malta)
    LaFerla, Godfrey (Department of Surgery, University of Malta and Mater Dei Hospital, Malta)
    Azzopardi, Lilian M. (Department of Pharmacy, University of Malta, MSIDA, Malta)
    Serracino-Inglott, Anthony (Department of Pharmacy, University of Malta, MSIDA, Malta)
    Zarb-Adami, Maurice (Department of Pharmacy, University of Malta, MSIDA, Malta)
  • Abstract:

    Background and Aim The quantification of pancreatic a-amylase in gastric juice could aid in the detection of hyperamylasemia in the stomach due to duodenogastric reflux (DGR) or enterogastric reflux (EGR). Hyperamylasemia in gastric juice could explain symptoms of dyspepsia in patients who fail to respond to treatment with a standard dose of a..

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Last update 4 October 2019

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