Subtotal pancreatectomy for hypoglycemia due to congenital hyperinsulinism: long-term follow-up of neurodevelopmental and pancreatic function.

@article{Rother2001SubtotalPF,
  title={Subtotal pancreatectomy for hypoglycemia due to congenital hyperinsulinism: long-term follow-up of neurodevelopmental and pancreatic function.},
  author={Kristina I Rother and Jane M. Matsumoto and Norman H. Rasmussen and W. Frederick Schwenk},
  journal={Pediatric diabetes},
  year={2001},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={115-22}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate neurodevelopmental status as well as endocrine and exocrine pancreatic function in children who have undergone subtotal pancreatectomy for hypoglycemia due to congenital hyperinsulinism. PATIENTS AND METHODS Out of 15 identified patients, eight children (mean age 12.7 +/- 0.8 yr) participated in detailed psychometric testing and studies assessing glucose homeostasis, secretion of proinsulin, insulin, glucagon and C-peptide during a test meal. Additionally, a 24-h fast… CONTINUE READING

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