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Unsaturated fat and inflammation

TL;DR No, you don't need to favor saturated fats in the hopes that if you do suffer from acute pancreatitis in the future, the overall harm will be slightly less severe. Your supporting links all ...
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Is one more susceptible to chronic pancreatitis if one's pancreas hemorrhaged during a single inexplicable acute pancreatitis event?

Yes, it is possible that one gradually develops chronic pancreatitis after a single attack of acute pancreatitis. Pancreatitis (NIDDK) The chronic form of pancreatitis can be triggered by one ...
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Should high triglyceride level in blood be treated to prevent heart disease?

This question is old, but the answer might help some other people:) First of all: yes, high triglycerides are a risk for CVD. However, there is no evidence that treatment of moderately high ...
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Pancreatic mass biopsy results

Doctors use the term "mass" for any abnormal concentrated mass of tissue when they notice it on an X-ray, CT or MRI, because at this point they do not know yet what the mass is: a cancer, some benign ...
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How much blood can one lose (from internal hemoragging) and live prior to a blood transfusion?

That depends on the age and general condition of the patient, as well as why and how fast and where they're losing blood. In your case, if you had pancreatitis severe enough to perforate the splenic ...
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