Lipase

What is Lipase?

Lipase is a pancreatic enzyme responsible for breaking down triglycerides allowing easier digestion of fats. Lipase is one of the pancreatic enzymes assayed for in diagnosing pancreatitis.

Questions and answers on "Lipase"

My father lab test result:
Serum Lipase: 148 U/L
Serum Amylase: 106 U/L

what does it indicate?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
this increase in amylase and lipase is of no significance

Detailed Answer:
Hello. Thanks for putting your query in hcm. Increase In...

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I had acute pancreatitis with lipase 2500. I was alcoholic and got removed by gallbladder due to stones. My lipase got normal to 100 after...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Better stop consuming alcohol or you need to cut down to minimum

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
so pancreatitis is related to alcohol ,better...

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what organ produces amylase and lipase?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Pancreas.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Thank you for posting your query.

There are two types of amylases, one is salivary amylase and...

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