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Heparin and insulin in the treatment of hypertriglyceridemia-induced severe acute pancreatitis

Hakan Alagözlü, Mehmet Cindoruk, Tarkan Karakan, Selahattin Unal
Digestive Diseases and Sciences 2006, 51 (5): 931-3
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Heparin and insulin stimulate lipoprotein lipase activity. Therefore, they reduce serum triglyceride levels. However, heparin and insulin's efficacy in treatment of hypertriglyceridemia-induced acute pancreatitis is not well established. We report a patient in whom heparin and insulin were used successfully.

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