ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, vol.15, no.1, pp.232-239, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE
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pancreatitis, rat, ethyl pyruvate, acute necrotizing pancreatitis, IMPROVES SURVIVAL, OXIDATIVE STRESS, FREE-RADICALS, LIVER-INJURY, ACCUMULATION, PATHOGENESIS, ISCHEMIA
Introduction: Ethyl pyruvate (EP), a natural flavoring and fragrance agent, has been shown to exert anti-inflammatory and antioxidant actions. We tested the potential beneficial effects of EP in a rat model of acute necrotizing pancreatitis (ANP), a serious condition with a significant inflammatory explosion and oxidative stress.