Alterations in Plasma Amino Acid Levels in Alcoholic Chronic Pancreatitis in Japanese

Digestion, 08/09/2012

Patients with chronic pancreatitis (CP) exhibit alterations in the levels of several amino acids, such as histidine, methionine, and glutamate. These amino acid deficiencies seem to correlate with exocrine insufficiency and be improved by an elemental diet.

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