GÉZA DE TAKATS, M.D.; G. K. FENN, M.D.; RUTH A. TRUMP, B.S.
The present day conception of diabetes mellitus is that of a primary insulin deficiency, owing to lack of sufficient insulin production or secretion. Such teaching, naturally, places the pancreas in the center of interest. A clinically and pathologically proved type of such "pancreatic" type of diabetes is the one which follows an acute pancreatic necrosis with destruction of the islets and secondary cyst formation. One of us, with Mackenzie,1 has followed up such cases with determinations of sugar tolerance. The diabetes in these patients is usually mild and, because of the marked regenerative power of the pancreas, the sugar tolerance
DE TAKATS G, FENN GK, TRUMP RA. SPLANCHNIC NERVE SECTION IN JUVENILE DIABETES: I. SELECTION OF CASES FOR OPERATION(I. SELECTION OF CASES FOR OPERATION*). Ann Intern Med. 1934;7:1201–1217. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-10-1201
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;7(10):1201-1217.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism, Neurology.
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