ClinMedV: Diseases of the Digestive System (Pancreas)

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ClinMedV: Diseases of the Digestive System (Pancreas)
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2013-09-12 12:04:51
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  1. Name the type of pancreas function:
    insulin production
    endocrine
  2. Name the type of pancreas function:
    digestive enzymes secreted into pancreatic ducts which empty into the duodenum
    exocrine
  3. What is a common cause of v+ in small breed dogs?
    pancreatitis
  4. Order of events with v+ in pancreatitis in small dogs: HF,PI,EAE,V
    • high fat meal
    • pancreas becomes inflamed
    • excrete abnormal enzyme amount
    • v+
  5. If pancreatitis is sever prognosis is poor. Why?
    stop producing insulin= diabetes mellitus
  6. c.s. pancreatits: DAVDDFASC
    • depression
    • anorexia
    • v+
    • +/-d
    • dehydration
    • fever
    • anorxia
    • shock
    • collapse
  7. dx pancreatits: IA,IL,SPLI,SPL,S,R,U
    • inc amylase
    • inc insulin
    • serum pancreatic lipase immunoreactivity
    • species specific pancreatic lipase
    • snap test
    • radiograph
    • ultrasound
  8. tx pancreatitis: FNAPSIT
    • fluids
    • NPO 3-4d
    • abx
    • pain meds
    • ICU
    • TPN
  9. Pancreatitis may recur to prevent this...
    • prevent obesity!
    • low fat diet
  10. With pancreatitis what is seen on a radio graph?
    dec detail in cranial abdomin
  11. What 2 neoplasias are seen in the pancreas?CI
    • carcinoma
    • insulinoma(rare)
  12. c.s. neoplasia: VAA
    • v+
    • abd pain
    • anorexia
  13. tx neoplasia
    • sx
    • chemo
    • radiation
  14. What does EPIĀ  stand for?
    exocrine pancreatic insufficiency
  15. Who commonly gets EPI? Remember cats only get this if immune compromised.
    german shepherd dogs
  16. What can EPI be secondary to?
    • neoplasia
    • chronic pancreatitis
  17. c.s. EPI:WPDFF
    • wt loss
    • polyphagia
    • d+
    • fatty stool
    • flatulance
  18. Dx EPI: TLI
    trypsin like immunoreactivity
  19. A tx for EPI is supplement pancreatic enzymes. Name 2:PV
    • pancreazyme
    • viokase
  20. Name 4 other tx for EPI:HVGS
    • highly digestible diet
    • vitamins
    • gi abx
    • steroids

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