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Effects on gut properties in exocrine pancreatic insufficient (EPI) pigs, being growth retarded due to pancreatic duct ligation at 7 weeks but not at 16 weeks of age.

  • Olena Prykhodko
  • Olexandr Fedkiv
  • Björn Weström
  • Stefan Pierzynowski
Publishing year: 2014
Language: English
Pages: 74-80
Publication/Series: Advances in Medical Sciences
Volume: 59
Issue: 1
Document type: Journal article
Publisher: Versita

Abstract english

Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) induced in young pigs by pancreatic duct ligation (PDL) early after weaning result in total growth deprivation while it has little effect in somewhat older pigs. The main objective was to study effects of EPI on gut structure and function in littermate pigs underwent to PDL at different age.


  • Zoology


  • ISSN: 1896-1126
E-mail: olexandr [dot] fedkiv [at] food [dot] lth [dot] se

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