Clinical and experimental study of pancreatic exocrine function after pancreaticoduodenectomy for periampullary carcinoma.

@article{Tanaka1988ClinicalAE,
  title={Clinical and experimental study of pancreatic exocrine function after pancreaticoduodenectomy for periampullary carcinoma.},
  author={Toshiyuki Tanaka and Yozo Ichiba and Yoshiro Fujii and Osamu Kodama and Kiyohiko Dohi},
  journal={Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics},
  year={1988},
  volume={166 3},
  pages={200-5}
}
The residual pancreatic exocrine function before and after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) for periampullary carcinoma was studied clinically as well as experimentally. In clinical instances (n = 35), the N-Benzoyl-L-Tyrosil-p-Aminobenzoic Acid test (BTPABA test) before and within two months after PD revealed reduction of the function compared with those in the control study. However, the test result one year after PD was improved compared with those before and within two months after operation… CONTINUE READING

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