pentagastrin


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pentagastrin

 [pen″tah-gas´trin]
a synthetic pentapeptide consisting of β-alanine and C-terminal tetrapeptide of gastrin; used as a test of gastric secretory function.

pentagastrin

/pen·ta·gas·trin/ (-gas´trin) a synthetic pentapeptide consisting of β-alanine and the C-terminal tetrapeptide of gastrin; used as a test of gastric secretory function.

pentagastrin

(pĕn″tă-găs′trĭn)
A synthetic gastrin that may be administered to test the ability of the stomach to secrete hydrochloric acid.

pentagastrin

a synthetic pentapeptide consisting of β-alanine and C-terminal tetrapeptide of gastrin; used in a test of gastric secretory function.
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Most of them found that all duodenal ulcer patients have raised maximal acid output (MAO), in response to histamine or pentagastrin, showing a greater parietal cell mass (Blair and others 1987).
Effect of dietary corn oil supplementation on equine gastric fluid acid, sodium, and prostaglandin E2 content before and during pentagastrin infusion.
However, administering them together with pentagastrin, which decrease gastric pH, is likely to increase their absorption.
Effects of calcium on acid secretion from the rat isolated gastric mucosa during stimulation with histamine, pentagastrin, methacholine, and dibutyrl cyclic adenosine-3,5-monophosphate.
Calcitonin screening and pentagastrin testing: predictive value for the diagnosis of medullary carcinoma in nodular thyroid disease.
37 With the Schillings test now becoming obsolete newer tests such as gastric IF output under 200 U/h post pentagastrin stimulation (N greater than 2000 U/h) is specific for PA rather than recently advocated raised serum gastrin levels and antibodies used as diagnostic criteria which are rather non-specific.
Fourth, we performed pentagastrin (PG) stimulation testing in patients with increased CT concentrations and non-MTC disease (chronic kidney disease) and as well as in MTC patients to define stimulated CT cutoff-values for the 3 assays.
laevigata were confirmed by acid hypersecretion induced by histamine, pentagastrin and bethanechol.
The obvious benefits of early detection of cancer are improved survival, reduced health care costs, and the elimination of repeated uncomfortable and expensive tests (for example, pentagastrin provocation test for MEN 2 syndromes).
7 pg/ml (normal: [less than]100) and did not rise on pentagastrin stimulation.
A 5-mL blood sample was collected at 0 min and at 1,2,3,5, and 10 min after a single intravenous bolus of pentagastrin (0.