oa South African Medical Journal - The effects of somatostatin on hormonal and metabolic responses in chronic pancreatitis
|Article Title||The effects of somatostatin on hormonal and metabolic responses in chronic pancreatitis|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Endocrine and Diabetes Research Group, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Jun 1977|
|Pages||872 - 875|
|Keyword(s)||Chronic pancreatitis, Diabetes, Endocrinology, Hormonal response, Metabolism, Pathology and Somatostatin|
Unmodified synthetic somatostatin, given as a 200-ug intravenous bolus, plus 200 ug infused over 3 hours, had no effect on basal plasma insulin and pancreatic glucagon-like immunoreactivity (GLI) levels, both in controls and in patients with chronic pancreatitis.
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