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Unfortunately, that pancreas only lasted six months in the boy.
In addition to the deaths, other complications related to the placement and use of these devices—such as inflammation of the pancreas, and the balloon filling with air or more liquid and getting too large—have also been reported.
About 15 percent of patients are candidates for surgery; generally their disease was detected early and has not spread widely beyond the pancreas.
For example, being able to work with nerves in the bladder or the pancreas or vagus nerve could have a lot of interesting therapeutic benefits — almost like acupuncture.
Howard’s pancreas has shown worrisome signs of stress.
That has been suggested as a risk factor in the development of oesophageal cancer, colon cancer and some cancers of the pancreas.
Researchers on the West Coast were curious about the donor’s pancreas, but wanted to know the condition and the size of the organ before accepting it.
The brain is an organ — just like your pancreas, liver or heart — added Crosby.
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PANCREAS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pancreas for English Language Learners
: a large gland of the body that is near the stomach and that produces insulin and other substances that help the body digest food
PANCREAS Defined for Kids
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