Corpus ID: 26063582

[The effect of atropine on the pancreas].

  title={[The effect of atropine on the pancreas].},
  author={M. Singer and J. Vesper},
  journal={Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift},
  volume={109 39},
The literature relating to the effect of atropine on exocrine pancreatic secretion in man and animals is critically reviewed. In most species basal secretion of volume, bicarbonate, and enzyme secretion are reduced by atropine, thus indicating some neural control of basal pancreatic secretion. The literature is replete with conflicting findings on the effect of atropine on pancreatic response to exogenous hormones. In well controlled studies atropine had no effect on the action of… Expand
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