A member asked:

I've had elevated lipase levels after vsg surgery. gastro ordered yet more labs and an ultrasound of pancreas. i'm so scared! feedback! ?

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan answered

Specializes in General Practice

of trauma to the pancreas during surgery caused inflammation of the pancreas. Lipase turns to normal level after inflammation of pancreas goes away.

Answered Dec 16, 2020



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