[Intra-arterial calcium stimulation for preoperative localization of insuloma].


PURPOSE Objective is to evaluate the efficacy of the intraarterial calcium test in the preoperative localisation of insulinomas. MATERIAL AND METHOD To stimulate the pathological release of insulin, calcium gluconate (0.015 meq Ca++/kg) was selectively injected into the arteries supplying the pancreas. Prior to calcium injection and 30, 60, 90 and 120… (More)