Erythropoietin: a possible cytoprotective cytokine in acute necrotizing pancreatitis


Ucan B. H. , Irkorucu O., Cakmak G. K. , Tascilar O., Tekin I. O. , Acikgoz S., ...More

JOURNAL OF HEPATO-BILIARY-PANCREATIC SURGERY, vol.16, no.4, pp.530-537, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00534-009-0082-x
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF HEPATO-BILIARY-PANCREATIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.530-537

Abstract

Despite decades of research and clinical trials, a specific therapeutic treatment for acute pancreatitis (AP) has yet to be developed. The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of erythropoietin on the severity of taurocolic acid-induced acute necrotizing pancreatitis.