Increased deoxycholic acid absorption and gall stones in acromegalic patients treated with octreotide: more evidence for a connection between slow transit constipation and gall stones

Hofmann, A. F.
May 2005
Gut;May2005, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p575
Academic Journal
The article discusses the implication of treating acromegalic patients with octreotide. In acromegalic patients, octreotide administration suppresses the release of growth hormone and insulin growth factor by the pituitary and results in clinical improvement.


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