Horace H. Zinneman, M.D., F.A.C.P.; Richard P. Doe, M.D., F.A.C.P.; Ulysses S. Seal, Ph.D.
This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
It appears to be generally accepted that Laënnec's cirrhosis is associated with aminoaciduria. Recent reports by Dent and Knauff tended to place this concept on an insecure basis. Our measurements of free amino acids in plasma and urine were performed by ion-exchange chromatography on columns of Amberlite resin (Spinco aminoacid analyzer). The 24-hr urine excretion of free amino acids was related to the patient's weight. Seven patients were studied during precoma and upon maximal improvement. Contrary to most earlier reports the changes were found to be unspectacular. Plasma concentrations of amino acids proved to be remarkably stable. The urinary excretions
Zinneman HH, Doe RP, Seal US. Amino Acid Excretion in Alcoholic Cirrhosis.. Ann Intern Med. 1969;70:1072. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-70-5-1072_2
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;70(5):1072.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Liver Disease, Tobacco, Alcohol, and Other Substance Abuse.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2018 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use