Heparin-binding protein levels dramatically increase in acute pancreatitis

Patients with acute pancreatitis had significantly increased levels of heparin that were far greater than previously reported in other conditions, according to a study published in BMC Gastroenterology.“Further research should aim to investigate the role of [heparin-binding protein] in the pathophysiology of acute pancreatitis and whether [heparin-binding protein] can be used as a biomarker for the early detection of specific complications in patients with moderately severe and severe disease,” Martina Sjöbeck, from the department of surgery, clinical sciences, Malmö, SkåneRead More

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