Use of selective arterial secretin injection test to guide surgery in patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome

@article{Imamura1993UseOS,
  title={Use of selective arterial secretin injection test to guide surgery in patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome},
  author={Masayuki Imamura and Kiyoyuki Takahashi},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={1993},
  volume={17},
  pages={433-438}
}
It is often difficult to localize gastrinomas in patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (ZES). We have developed a new useful method, the selective arterial secretin injection test (SASI test), for localizing gastrinomas in patients with ZES. The SASI test first determines the arteries feeding the gastrinomas and then locates the gastrinomas. In 12 patients with ZES, the SASI test clearly localized the gastrinomas, while results obtained with computed tomography or portal venous blood… CONTINUE READING

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