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  • Influence of Diet on Tissue and Body Fluids in Health and Disease Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

    This study aims to compare the fatty acid composition of small sample of fat (visceral and subcutaneous) removed at the time of surgery to operative outcomes and the composition calculated from the person’s dietary history and preoperative imaging with MRI/CT scans. This study will also compare the composition of pancreatic fluid collected to that of a sample of fat removed at the time of surgery to drain the collection. Furthermore, we will study the fatty acid composition of drain fluid placed at the time of surgery to that of their fat samples.

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