DONALD BERKOWITZ, M.D.; DAVID SKLAROFF, M.D.; ASHER WOLDOW, M.D.; A. GERSON JACOBS, M.D.; WILLIAM LIKOFF, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Clinical conditions associated with abnormal lipid metabolism fall into two general categories: (1) those arising from decreased intestinal absorption, and (2) those produced by a derangement in utilization, transport or storage. Various primary and secondary malabsorption syndromes, including idiopathic sprue and pancreatogenous steatorrhea, are classified in the first group, while the essential lipoidoses, atherosclerosis and possibly obesity are believed to belong in the second.
Several methods are available which aid in assaying abnormal fat metabolism. These include biochemical measurements of specific blood constituents, such as cholesterol, lipids or lipoprotein fractions, intubation studies which quantitate pancreatic secretions, and stool analyses to
BERKOWITZ D, SKLAROFF D, WOLDOW A, JACOBS AG, LIKOFF W. BLOOD ABSORPTIVE PATTERNS OF ISOTOPICALLY-LABELED FAT AND FATTY ACID1. Ann Intern Med. ;50:247–256. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-50-2-247
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1959;50(2):247-256.
Cardiology, Celiac Disease and Malabsorption, Coronary Risk Factors, Dyslipidemia, Gastroenterology/Hepatology.
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