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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Ceyhan, GO; Michalski, CW; Demir, IE; Müller, MW; Friess, H 
Title:
Pancreatic pain. 
Abstract:
Abdominal pain is an important clinical symptom in pancreatic diseases. There is increasing evidence that pain in chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer is triggered by pancreatic neuropathy. Damage to intrapancreatic nerves seems to support the maintenance and exacerbation of neuropathic pain. In chronic pancreatitis, intrapancreatic nerves are invaded by immune cells. This observation led to the hypothesis that neuro-immune interactions play a role in the pathogenesis of chronic pancreatit...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
22 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
31-44 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1521-6918 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik