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.
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition|
|State||Published - Jul 23 2015|
- exocrine pancreatic insufficiency
- nonstimulatory PFTs
- pancreatic function test
- stimulatory PFTs