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Chronic pancreatitis, alcoholic liver cirrhosis and salivary secretion.
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PMID:  1175866     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
By comparison with control subjects, patients with chronic pancreatitis and alcoholic liver cirrhosis displayed in basal condition a reduction in salivary volume, bicarbonate and an amylase concentration and outputs. These reductions disappeared during stimulating by chewing parafilm. It is concluded that these reductions are not the consequence of a specific process affecting both the salivary glands and the pancreas. It is suggested that they are more likely due to a decreased sensitivity of the salivary nervous control than to an actual alteration in the secretory capacities.
Y Minaire; L Descos; R Lambert
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Digestion     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0012-2823     ISO Abbreviation:  Digestion     Publication Date:  1975  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-12-20     Completed Date:  1975-12-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0150472     Medline TA:  Digestion     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  57-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Alcoholism / complications*,  metabolism
Amylases / metabolism
Bicarbonates / metabolism
Chlorides / metabolism
Chronic Disease
Liver Cirrhosis / enzymology,  etiology,  metabolism*
Pancreatitis / enzymology,  metabolism*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Bicarbonates; 0/Chlorides; EC 3.2.1.-/Amylases

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