Effectiveness of pentoxifylline in treatment of alcohol-induced combined lesion of liver and pancreas
Vasyl Mishchuk, Kateryna Skoropad, Anna Bratyna
The article presents the results of the use of pentoxifylline in the treatment of patients with a combination of chronic pancreatitis and cirrhosis of alcoholic etiology. The use of this scheme leads to more frequent decrease of pain and astheno-vegetative syndrome in patients with chronic pancreatitis, signs of portal hypertension in examined with cirrhosis, helps to reduce the activity of phospholipase A2, especially in case of combined lesion of both organs, increases chymotrypsin activity in the stool, it also decreases the levels of indirect indicators of fibrosis and collagen IV, and slows the progression of fibrosis in the liver according elastography.
How to cite this article:
Vasyl Mishchuk, Kateryna Skoropad, Anna Bratyna. Effectiveness of pentoxifylline in treatment of alcohol-induced combined lesion of liver and pancreas. Pharma Innovation 2015;4(10):64-67.