L A Rigamonti

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In previous paper, the role of somatostatin in diabetes was examined. Here, the inhibitive action of somatostatin on growth hormone and its physiopathological and therapeutic implications in acromegaly and diabetes mellitus are reanalysed. The effect of the polypeptide on the C.N.S. is looked at from the viewpoint of its role as neurotransmitter at(More)
Some rare cases of dislocation and combined fracture and dislocation of the thumb are presented. Some brief remarks concerning their importance with respect to normal hand function are followed by an explanation of the relevant anatomical and radiological pictures and a description of the surgical and conservative treatment employed in each case.