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Effects of large dose of dexamethasone on inflammatory mediators and pancreatic cell apoptosis of rats with severe acute pancreatitis.

Authors
  • 1
  • 1 Department of General Surgery, Hangzhou First People's Hospital, 261 Huansha Road, Hangzhou 310006, Zhejiang Province, China. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
World Journal of Gastroenterology
1007-9327
Publisher
Baishideng Publishing Group Co
Publication Date
Volume
13
Issue
41
Pages
5506–5511
Identifiers
PMID: 17907297
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

The mechanism of dexamethasone treatment in acute pancreatitis is related to its inhibition of inflammatory mediator generation and induction of pancreatic acinar cell apoptosis.

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