Is the pancreas located in the center of your stomach?
Bear in mind that the stomach is an organ, not a region of your body; you are thinking of the abdomen, not the stomach. If the pancreas was in the center of the stomach, the stomach would digest it. And yes, the pancreas is more or less in the center of the abdomen. ...
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How does a perforating gastric ulcer damage the pancreas?
I believe the perforating gastric ulcer releases the acid, inside the stomach, which can then damages the pancreas, due to how close the pancreas and stomach are. ...
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Is the stomach connected to the pancreas?
The stomach leads into the first part of the small intestine, which is called the duodenum. The pancreas also leads into the duodenum, by a duct (tube) called the pancreatic duct. So both connect to the small intestine, but the stomach does not connect to the pancreas. For a diagram see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pancreas ...