A noninvasive stable-isotope method to simultaneously assess pancreatic exocrine function and small bowel absorption.

OBJECTIVE To determine if a single-step noninvasive stable isotope method of assessing digestive function could separate normal subjects from subjects with pancreatic insufficiency (maldigestion) or small bowel dysfunction (malabsorption) and to see if subjects with maldigestion could be simultaneously separated from subjects with malabsorption. METHODS… CONTINUE READING