Changes in glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid hormone levels due to compensation for ileostomy losses.

@article{Huber2001ChangesIG,
  title={Changes in glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid hormone levels due to compensation for ileostomy losses.},
  author={Florian Huber and Matthias Lucas and Josef Stern and U. G. Hinz and Doris Haack and Udo A. Heuschen and Christian Herfarth},
  journal={International journal of surgical investigation},
  year={2001},
  volume={2 5},
  pages={369-75}
}
BACKGROUND The Ileo-Pouch-Anal-Anastomosis (IPAA) is the standard restorative procedure for Ulcerative Colitis and Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP). IPAA may lead to considerable losses of fluids, especially in association with a protective loop ileostomy. AIM The aim of this study was to investigate adrenal mechanisms in the regulation of volume homeostasis immediately after IPAA and protective ileostomy. METHODS For that purpose, 20 patients out of our patient population with elective… CONTINUE READING