Glucagon and insulin metabolism in cirrhotic patients.


BACKGROUND/AIMS The aim of this study was to investigate glucagon and insulin metabolism in order to clarify the mechanisms that lead to hyperglucagonemia and hyperinsulinemia in cirrhosis. METHODOLOGY Splanchnic output and metabolic clearance rates were studied in 16 cirrhotic patients and 5 non-cirrhotic controls. Splanchnic glucagon and insulin output… (More)


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@article{Yoshida1998GlucagonAI, title={Glucagon and insulin metabolism in cirrhotic patients.}, author={T. Yoshida and Kozou Ninomiya and Takumi Matsumoto and Davaatseren Baatar and Tsubasa Bandoh and Satsuki Kitano}, journal={Hepato-gastroenterology}, year={1998}, volume={45 20}, pages={468-71} }