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Plasma enteroglucagon and neurotensin in infantile pyloric stenosis
  1. N D Christofides,
  2. E Mallet,
  3. M A Ghatei,
  4. Y Lee,
  5. S R Bloom

    Abstract

    Plasma concentrations of gastrin, somatostatin, neurotensin, and enteroglucagon were measured by radioimmunoassay in normal 30- and 45-day-old neonates and age-matched infants with confirmed idiopathic hypertrophic pyloric stenosis. Plasma gastrin and somatostatin concentrations were similar in both groups, whereas neurotensin and enteroglucagon were significantly lower in the pyloric stenosis group.

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