Ileal dysfunction in Crohn ' s disease assessed by the postprandial serum bile acid response *

  • F S SUCHY AND W F BALISTRERIt
  • Published 2006
We assessed ileal functional integrity in 20 consecutive patients with Crohn's disease by sequential measurement of the postprandial serum bile acid concentration. In all 14 patients with active Crohn's disease involving the terminal ileum, the mean (+ SEM) peak response in the cholylglycine (0-4+ 0-04 umol/l, n =14) as well as in the total serum bile acid… CONTINUE READING