Pancreatic steatosis in children. Part 2. Risk factors, diagnostic possibilitiess and therapy

Gastroenterologìa. 2017;51(2):144-151 DOI 10.22141/2308-2097.51.2.2017.101719

 

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Journal Title: Gastroenterologìa

ISSN: 2308-2097 (Print); 2518-7880 (Online)

Publisher: Publishing House Zaslavsky

Society/Institution: State Institution Institute of gastroenterology of NAMS of Ukraine

LCC Subject Category: Medicine: Internal medicine: Specialties of internal medicine: Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology

Country of publisher: Ukraine

Language of fulltext: Russian, Ukrainian, English

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AUTHORS

Yu.M. Stepanov (State Institution “Institute of Gastroenterology of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine”, Dnipro, Ukraine)
N.Yu. Zavgorodnyaya (State Institution “Institute of Gastroenterology of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine”, Dnipro, Ukraine)
N.Yu. Zavgorodnyaya (State Institution “Institute of Gastroenterology of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine”, Dnipro, Ukraine)

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Double blind peer review

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Time From Submission to Publication: 10 weeks

 

Abstract | Full Text

The article deals with the pancreatic steatosis in children — a pathological condition that is characterized by the accumulation of fat in the pancreas. The review presents data concerning risk factors, methods for diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic steatosis. The article demonstrates that the leading risk factors associated with pancreatic steatosis include obesity and metabolic syndrome. Diagnosis of pancreatic steatosis depends on non-invasive imaging techniques, such as transabdominal ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and endoscopic ultrasound. Therapy of pancreatic steatosis is based on lifestyle modification, therapy of dyslipidemia and carbohydrate metabolism disorders, correction of present exocrine insufficiency. To write a review, we used database Scopus, Web of Science, MedLine, PubMed, Google Scholar, CyberLeninka, RSCI with following keywords: “pancreatic steatosis”, “non-alcoholic fatty pancreas disease”, “children”.