Splanchnic galactose uptake in patients with cirrhosis following single injection.

@article{Ranek1983SplanchnicGU,
  title={Splanchnic galactose uptake in patients with cirrhosis following single injection.},
  author={Leo Ranek and J Lindskov and Niels Tygstrup and K. H. Winkler},
  journal={Clinical physiology},
  year={1983},
  volume={3 2},
  pages={173-8}
}
The galactose elimination capacity is used as a quantitative liver function test and is supposed to express the functioning liver cell mass. Clinical observations indicate, however, that the galactose elimination capacity overestimates functioning liver cell mass, and we therefore compare hepatic (splanchnic) and extrahepatic, extrarenal galactose… CONTINUE READING