ESPGHAN and NASPGHAN Report on the Assessment of Exocrine Pancreatic Function and Pancreatitis in Children

Christopher J. Taylor, Kathy Chen, Karoly Horvath, David Hughes, Mark E. Lowe, Devendra Mehta, Abrahim I. Orabi, Jeremy Screws, Mike Thomson, Stephanie Van Biervliet, Henkjan J. Verkade, Sohail Z. Husain, Michael Wilschanski

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

21 Scopus citations

Abstract

The purpose of this clinical report is to discuss several recent advances in assessing exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) and pancreatitis in children, to review the array of pancreatic function tests, to provide an update on the inherited causes of EPI, with special emphasis on newly available genetic testing, and to review newer methods for evaluating pancreatitis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)144-153
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition
Volume61
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 23 2015
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • exocrine pancreatic insufficiency
  • nonstimulatory PFTs
  • pancreatic function test
  • pancreatitis
  • steatorrhea
  • stimulatory PFTs

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'ESPGHAN and NASPGHAN Report on the Assessment of Exocrine Pancreatic Function and Pancreatitis in Children'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this