Pancreatology 2021 Jun 22. Epub 2021 Jun 22.
Institute for Translational Medicine, Szentágothai Research Centre, Medical School, University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary; Doctoral School of Clinical Medicine, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary; Centre for Translational Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary.
Background: Metabolic risk factors, such as obesity, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia are independent risk factors for the development of various complications in acute pancreatitis (AP). Hypertriglyceridemia dose-dependently elicits pancreatotoxicity and worsens the outcomes of AP. The role of hyperglycemia, as a toxic metabolic factor in the clinical course of AP, has not been examined yet. Read More