What disorders can occur?
Impacts both endocrine and exocrine function
Ductal adenocarcinoma (or simply called adenocarcinoma or pancreatic cancer)
Impacts exocrine function which impacts digestion
Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (or islet cell tumours)
Impacts endocrine function which prevents glucose control
How does it work?
Produces enzymes and release into ducts that lead to main pancreatic duct to digest food
Release hormones directly into stream in response to blood glucose levels
What does it do?
What is it?
What types of surgery?
Whipples aka pancreaticoduodenoectomy