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A study of the pancreatic response to food after gastrectomy in man.
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PMID:  13806516     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The results of intubation tests on 50 patients before and after gastrectomy have been reviewed. Following gastrectomy, the pancreatic response to food is modified in the following manner.(1) There is an increase in the resting volume of secretion.(2) After a Billroth I operation, the output in one hour after a meal is some two-thirds of the pre-operative output.(3) After a Polya gastrectomy, the pancreas continues to secrete at its resting rate after meals.(4) Dissociation of enzymes occurs in the afferent loop after a Polya operation. Lipase is frequently absent from the intestinal contents, and trypsin occasionally so.(5) Vagal section appears to be an important factor in the production of the new pattern of response.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gut     Volume:  1     ISSN:  0017-5749     ISO Abbreviation:  Gut     Publication Date:  1960 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1960-12-01     Completed Date:  1998-11-01     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985108R     Medline TA:  Gut     Country:  Not Available    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  55-61     Citation Subset:  OM    
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MeSH Terms
Folliculitis / therapy*
Pancreas / physiology*

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