The American Journal of Digestive Diseases

, Volume 12, Issue 10, pp 1029–1035 | Cite as

A study of a patient with an external pancreatic fistula

  • H. Schapiro
  • J. B. Ragland
  • R. Sherman
  • L. D. Wruble


In a man with an external pancreatic fistula, oral alcohol, intravenous secretin, and intrajejunal 0.1 N HCl caused a marked increase in pancreatic exocrine flow. Pitressin and anticholinergic drugs depressed the basal pancreatic flow, while secretin-stimulated flow was only slightly reduced by the anticholinergic drugs.


Public Health Alcohol Pitressin Secretin Pancreatic Fistula 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Schapiro
    • 1
  • J. B. Ragland
    • 1
  • R. Sherman
    • 1
  • L. D. Wruble
    • 1
  1. 1.From the Departments of Anatory and Biochemistry, School of Basic Medical Science, and Departments of Surgery and Medicine (Division of Gastroenterology)University of Tennessee Medical UnitsMemphis

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