Insulin treatment improves hepatic morphology and function through modulation of hepatic signals after severe trauma.

@article{Klein2004InsulinTI,
  title={Insulin treatment improves hepatic morphology and function through modulation of hepatic signals after severe trauma.},
  author={Dagmar Klein and Thomas E O Schubert and Raymund E Horch and K H Jauch and Marc Gerhard Jeschke},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={240 2},
  pages={340-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of the present study was to determine the effect of insulin therapy on hepatic function, structure, and hepatic mRNA and protein cytokine expression during the hypermetabolic cascade post burn. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Liver function and morphology are crucial for survival of patients suffering from trauma, operations, or infections… CONTINUE READING