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What can you tell me about adipose cell lipoprotein lipase

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Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience Cardiology
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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
What is the question: what is the question we could not determine what wrong with a patient by looking at the result of labes tests labes are ordered to help discover what ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Only about half: Maybe half of folks have it up in this rare cancer. If there's nothing on imaging, I'd get over the idea that you have acinar carcinoma of the pancrea ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Forget about Lipase: Lipase is a useless test if you are using it to establish the diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer. No good doctor would use it or rely on it for almost any ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Ms. Amanda: Unfortunately there are no good tests for screening for pancreatic cancer. Lipase is not reliable and lumpy fat is a quack thing. You may ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
You have been seen?: Return to the doctor if the symptoms continue. If you do not feel we'll go back to doctorv
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Daily monitoring: of lipase does not correlate with disease. If your are asymptomatic most likely your GI will evaluate prior to determine need for intervention
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: If the suspicion was for pancreatitis, I would choose lipase. But the choice would depend on your history, physical findings and any other data that m ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: The level is higher than normal. You may consult this site for information on this topic: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003465.htm
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Ignore it: Some people's lipase always runs high, and if the amylase is normal and there's nothing else to suggest pancreatitis on imaging or maldigestion / panc ... Read More
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