Article Text

PDF

The production of calcium and magnesium during pancreatic function tests in health and disease
  1. J. Nimmo,
  2. N. D. C. Finlayson,
  3. A. F. Smith,
  4. D. J. C. Shearman

    Abstract

    Duodenal calcium and magnesium concentrations after pancreatic stimulation were measured in 25 patients with and without pancreatic disease. The concentration of both ions was higher in those with pancreatic disease, and furthermore these patients showed a different secretory pattern. These findings may be relevant to the aetiology of pancreatitis and to pancreatic calcification, and might be of diagnostic value.

    Statistics from Altmetric.com

    Request permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.