Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate and Growth Axis Hormones in Patients after Surgery

Abstract

We selected 38 patients scheduled for cholecystectomy and studied their serum concentrations of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and growth axis hormones [growth hormone/insulin-like growth factor-1 (GH/IGF-1)]. We aimed to determine whether alterations in these concentrations resulted from surgical stress or, on the contrary, preceded surgery and were… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-002-6368-7

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