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Title Pancreas : pathological practice and research / editor, Koichi Suda
Published Basel ; New York : Karger, ┬ę2007

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Description 1 online resource (x, 318 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Contents; Preface; Development of the Pancreas with Relation to Its Paired Ventral Anlagen; Abstract; Embryological Development; Paired Ventral Pancreatic Anlage and Annular Pancreas; References; Vascular Anatomy of the Pancreas; Abstract; The Blood Supply of the Pancreas; Arteries; Veins; References; Anomalous Lesions of the Pancreatic Head and Vaterian System, Related to Their Structures; Abstract; Pancreaticobiliary Maljunction; Pancreaticobiliary Maljunction and Variations of the Pancreatico-Choledocho-Ductal Junction
Mechanism of Pancreatic Juice Reflux into the Biliary Tract in PBMLocation of Junction of Pancreatic Duct and Terminal Bile Duct in PBM; Distribution after Fusion of Ventral and Dorsal Anlagen, Branch Duct Fusion of the Pancreatic Duct and Annular Pancreas; Identification of the Originating Primordium; Pancreas Divisum; Branch Duct Fusion of the Ventral and Dorsal Pancreatic Duct; Annular Pancreas; Absence of Pancreatic Body and Tail; References; Normal Structure/Shape and Distended Glands of Papilla of Vater; Abstract; Structure and Shape of the Papilla of Vater
Distended Glands of the Papilla of VaterPathogenesis and Significance of Distended Glands; Biopsy of the Papilla of Vater; References; Pancreatic Ischemic Lesions; Abstract; Cause and Incidence of Pancreatic Ischemia; Pathological Findings; Macroscopic Findings; Histological Findings; Clinical Significance of Pancreatic Ischemia; References; Repair/Reparative Change in Acute Pancreatitis and the Role of Fat Necrosis; Abstract; Reparative Changes in Frank Parenchymal and Fat Necroses in Patients with Acute Pancreatitis
Fibrosis in Apparently Uninvolved Areas in Patients with Acute PancreatitisRole of Fibrin Thrombi in Fat Necrosis; References; Pancreatic Ductal Myofibroblasts; Abstract; Morphologic Features; Role in Fibrosis; Distribution under Normal Conditions; Distribution in Pathologic States; Focal Pancreatitis; Chronic Pancreatitis; Alcoholic Liver Cirrhosis; Carcinoma of the Papilla of Vater; Pancreatic Carcinoma; Bile Pancreatitis; Concluding Remarks; References; Distribution, Pathogenesis and Progression of Human Pancreatic Fibrosis; Abstract; Distribution of Pancreatic Fibrosis
Mechanism of Intralobular, or Periacinar, Fibrosis of the Pancreas and Differences to Chronic Alcoholic PancreatitisProgression of Pancreatic Fibrosis; References; Electron-Microscopic Aspect of Pancreatic Fibrosis: Pancreatic Periacinar Collagenization at the Initial Stage; Abstract; Source Materials; Mesenchymal Cells Neighboring the Acini; Myofibroblasts and Fibroblasts; Role of Periacinar Myofibroblasts; Acinar Cells; Abnormalities Related to Alcohol Intake; Very thin Filaments in Chronic Alcoholics; Intracellular Transportation of Materials Related to Periacinar Collagenization
Summary The pancreas is an unobtrusive organ, and the prospects and possibilities of solving the physiological and pathological nature of its behavior are numerous. When conducting a pathological study or an investigation of the pancreas, it is important to consider its anatomical and embryological basis as well as the occurrence of age-related frequent lesions. Concerning the latter, both mucous cell hyperplasia and the cystic dilatation of the branch pancreatic duct result in the modification of the tissue surrounding it, i.e. atrophy. Moreover, pathological changes in the pancreas are focal or patchy in nature, especially in non-tumorous lesions, and are related to its neighboring or adjacent organs. Based on the experience and knowledge of its contributors, this publication describes in detail various pathological changes in the behavior of the pancreas. Pathologists, physicians and surgeons who are interested in the pancreas will find it a useful reference source both for their daily work as well as for future research
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Pancreas -- Pathophysiology
Pancreas -- Diseases.
Diseases -- Animal models.
Pancreas -- physiopathology
Disease Models, Animal
Pancreatic Diseases -- physiopathology
Pancreatic Diseases
MEDICAL -- Gastroenterology.
Pancreas -- Diseases.
Pancreas.
Pathologie.
Onderzoek.
Bauchspeicheldr├╝senkrankheit -- Aufsatzsammlung.
Form Electronic book
Author Suda, Koichi.
ISBN 9783318014365
3318014362