Transient suppression of pancreatic endocrine function in patients following brain death.

Abstract

To investigate pancreatic endocrine function in brain-dead patients, an intravenous glucose tolerance test (i.v. GTT) was performed in 8 brain-dead subjects maintained using the combined administration of vasopressin (ADH) and catecholamines during the first 3 days following the onset of brain death. Ten healthy adults served as control subjects. Although… (More)

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@article{Yoshida1996TransientSO, title={Transient suppression of pancreatic endocrine function in patients following brain death.}, author={H. Yoshida and Atushi Hiraide and Tetsuya Yoshioka and T. Sugimoto}, journal={Clinical transplantation}, year={1996}, volume={10 1 Pt 1}, pages={28-33} }