1.2 Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Testing
Terms in this set (10)
What functions do you have in the pancreas?
Exocrine and Endocrine
What hormones are secreted in the Islets of Langerhans?
Insulin, Glucagon, Somatostatin, and Gastrin
Islet of Langerhans
Alpha and Beta cells
Proteolytic enzymes (trypsin, chymotrypsin, elastase, collagenase, leucine aminopeptidase, and some carboxypeptidases)
Lipid-digesting enzymes (lecithinase and lipase)
Carbohydrate breakdown enzymes (amylase)
Where does the pancreatic duct empty?
What is the purpose of secretin?
To induce secretion of a bicarbonate rich fluid to protect the duodenal cells from the acidic contents of the stomach
The most specific enzymatic assay for acute pancreatitis is
Which enzyme is elevated in both acute pancreatitis and mumps
Which of the following would be consistent with macroamylasemia?
Increased serum amylase, normal urine amylase
AST/ALT are both elevated in what disease
Acute viral hepatitis