Simultaneous study of somatotropic and corticotropic pituitary secretions by ornithine infusion test

@article{Evain1981SimultaneousSO,
  title={Simultaneous study of somatotropic and corticotropic pituitary secretions by ornithine infusion test},
  author={D Evain and M. R. Donnadieu and Marc Roger and J. C. Job},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
  year={1981},
  volume={15},
  pages={1569-1569}
}
Stimulation of GH response to aminoacids infusion is well established. The ornithine chloride infusion (12 g/m2 within 30 min) induces an elevated peak of GH at a faithful time of 45 minutes. This test performed in 50 children with constitutional short stature showed the following results :In pituitary dwarfs no elevation of GH and cortisol was observed.In… CONTINUE READING