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In order to ascertain the subtype(s) of opioid receptors involved in the control of pituitary function the effects of four different opiate drugs (morphine, pentazocine, nalorphine and buprenorphine) were studied in four groups of six normal male volunteers. Each of the drugs tested induced, with varying degrees, both a significant increase in PRL and a(More)
In order to investigate the possible interaction between opioid system and noradrenergic system in the regulation of pituitary hormone secretion, the effects of morphine (an opioid agonist, 10 mg i. v.), clonidine (an alpha-adrenergic agonist, infusion of 0.3 mg in 15 minutes) and clonidine + morphine (infusion of the same dose of clonidine beginning 30(More)
The importance of prognostic value of the comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) is well known in geriatric oncology, but there is no consensus on the use of alternative abbreviated screening methods for the evaluation of older patient disabilities. The participants in this study underwent vulnerable elderly survey 13 (VES 13) at first entry in Oncology(More)
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