William H. J. Summerskill, M.D.; Richard C. Hartley, M.D.; Earl E. Gambill, M.D., F.A.C.P.; George W. Engstrom, Ph.D.
Summerskill WHJ, Hartley RC, Gambill EE, Engstrom GW. Pancreatic Exocrine Function: Effects of Augmented Secretin Stimulus Compared with Augmented Pancreozymin Response and Test Meal in Health and Disease.. Ann Intern Med. 1965;62:1081. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-62-5-1081_2
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;62(5):1081.
This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
Maximal volume and bicarbonate secretion by the pancreas in ten healthy individuals receiving 1, 2, 3, and 4 units of secretin (Vitrum®)/kg body weight at different times occurred in most instances at the 2 unit dose. The diagnostic reliability of this augmented dose of secretin was subsequently compared with an augmented dose of pancreozymin (Hanscom and Littman, 1963) and a test meal (Lundh, 1962) in 79 persons. The latter comprised healthy volunteers, patients with nonpancreatic disease, and those with chronic pancreatitis or carcinoma of the pancreas confirmed by other methods, all of whom underwent the three tests in sequence. Volume
Learn more about subscription options.
Register Now for a free account.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Pancreatic Disease.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2017 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use
This PDF is available to Subscribers Only