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What are pancreas function tests?

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Several tests can help your doctor check how well your pancreas is working, including:

  • Blood test
  • Secretin stimulation test
  • Fecal elastase test
  • CT scan with contrast dye
  • Abdominal ultrasound
  • Endoscopic ultrasound
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP)

From: Pancreas Function Tests WebMD Medical Reference

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National Institutes of Health. 

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Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on January 21, 2018

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National Institutes of Health. 

Emedicine.


 

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on January 21, 2018

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