- Genetic factors in chronic pancreatitis; implications for diagnosis, management and prognosisMonique H M Derikx
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, The Netherlands
Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 24:251-70. 2010..In this review we will discuss the various CP subtypes in relation to the respective genetic variants. This review will also address the implications of genetic testing in daily clinical practise...
- Tropical calcific pancreatitis and its association with CTRC and SPINK1 (p.N34S) variantsMonique H M Derikx
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:889-94. 2009..Chymotrypsinogen C (CTRC) degrades trypsinogen and loss-of-function variants have been found in European patients with chronic pancreatitis. Preliminary data indicate that CTRC might increase the risk for TCP...