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Genetic Risk for Alcoholic Chronic Pancreatitis

Department of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, University of São Paulo, São Paulo 05403-000, Brazil
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8(7), 2747-2757; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph8072747
Received: 7 June 2011 / Accepted: 20 June 2011 / Published: 30 June 2011
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Alcohol and Public Health)
In recent years many studies have examined the genetic predisposition to pancreatic diseases. Pancreatic disease of an alcoholic etiology was determined to be a multi-factorial disease, where environmental factors interact with the genetic profile of the individual. In this review we discuss the main results from studies examining the frequency of genetic mutations in alcoholic chronic pancreatitis. View Full-Text
Keywords: pancreatic diseases; alcoholism; genetics; cationic trypsinogen; cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator; serine protease inhibitor kazal type 1; chymotrypsin C pancreatic diseases; alcoholism; genetics; cationic trypsinogen; cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator; serine protease inhibitor kazal type 1; chymotrypsin C
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Zadrozny Gouvêa da Costa, M.; Guarita, D.R.; Ono-Nita, S.K.; Paranaguá-Vezozzo, D.C.; Gonçalves Felga, G.E.; Arcon Pedroso, M.R.; Souza, M.M.T.; Nasser, P.D.; Da Silva Ferreira, C.; Carrilho, F.J. Genetic Risk for Alcoholic Chronic Pancreatitis. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8, 2747-2757.

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