Effect of octreotide on pancreatic endocrine function in partial pancreatectomy.

@article{Presti1996EffectOO,
  title={Effect of octreotide on pancreatic endocrine function in partial pancreatectomy.},
  author={Michael E. Presti and Michael L. Niehoff and J. N. Rioux and Frank R. Burton and Paul J Garvin},
  journal={The Journal of surgical research},
  year={1996},
  volume={61 2},
  pages={449-53}
}
Octreotide acetate (Sandostatin), a long-acting somatostatin analogue, has been demonstrated to inhibit pancreatic exocrine secretion. The effect of octreotide acetate on pancreatic endocrine function in patients undergoing pancreas surgery or pancreas transplantation has not been as well described, nor have the clinical implications been studied as… CONTINUE READING