Does matrix metalloproteinase activity predict severity of acute pancreatitis?

AYNACI M., TUNCYUREK P., Nart D. , Zeytunlu M. , OZUTEMIZ O., Ersoz G. , et al.

ANZ JOURNAL OF SURGERY, cilt.76, ss.801-804, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Background: Matrix metalloproteinases (MMP) modulate end-organ complications of acute pancreatitis, but the correlation between increased MMP production and histological severity of disease remains unclear. We examined the role of MMD and pancreas histology on experimental acute pancreatitis.