Increase in urinary indican excretion in pancreatic steatorrhoea following replacement therapy.

@article{Miloszewski1975IncreaseIU,
  title={Increase in urinary indican excretion in pancreatic steatorrhoea following replacement therapy.},
  author={Krzysztof J. A. Miloszewski and John J. Kelleher and Bruce E Walker and Teresa Davies and Charles L Smith and M. S. Losowsky},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1975},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={481-5}
}
Urinary indican excretion was studied in 5 patients with steatorrhoea of pancreatic origin, 4 patients with steatorrhoea due to other causes, and 5 normal subjects. Treatment with pancreatic extract resulted in an immediate increase in indican excretion to above the normal range in patients with steatorrhoea due to pancreatic insufficiency. Administration of pancreatic extract did not result in a rise in the patients with steatorrhoea not due to pancreatic insufficiency, or in the normal… CONTINUE READING