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Pancreatitis (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

REFERENCE:

eMedicine.com. Pancreatitis.
<http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/775867-overview>

Previous contributing Authors and Editors: Author: Hien L Tran, MD, Consulting Staff, Department of Emergency Medicine, Greater Houston Emergency Physicians Group. Coauthor(s): Kathryn L Hale, MS, PA-C, Medical Writer, eMedicine.com, Inc. Editors: Mitchell J Goldman, DO, FAAP, FAAEM, Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, St Vincent Emergency Physicians, Inc; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Jerry Balentine, DO, Professor of Emergency Medicine, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine; Medical Director, Saint Barnabas Hospital.


Last Editorial Review: 10/15/2010

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Pancreatitis, Acute »

The pancreas is a gland located in the upper, posterior abdomen and is responsible for insulin production (endocrine pancreas) and the manufacture and secretion of digestive enzymes (exocrine pancreas) leading to carbohydrate, fat, and protein metabolism.

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