Gastrointestinal peptide hormones during postoperative ileus. Effect of octreotide.


The hypothesis was that postoperative ileus might be caused by a disturbed balance between the motor-stimulating hormones, motilin and substance P, and the motor-inhibitory hormone, vasoactive intestinal polypeptide, and that octreotide might prevent this disturbance and so ameliorate the ileus. In 15 conscious dogs with chronic gastrointestinal electrodes… (More)


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