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Special Report
May 4, 1964

Fourth Multiple Discipline Research Forum of the American Medical Association

JAMA. 1964;188(5):437-451. doi:10.1001/jama.1964.03060310037008

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Tuesday, June 23—2-3 PM 

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF  Van Ness Masonic Temple, Third-Floor Auditorium

Nutrition and Metabolism 

Moderator:  Edwin H. Ellison, MD, Milwaukee Chairman, Multiple Discipline Research Forum Committee


  1. Willard A. Krehl, MD, Iowa City, Iowa

  2. Laurance W. Kinsell, MD, Oakland, Calif

  3. Michael G. Wohl, MD, Philadelphia

1. The Effect of Subtotal Pancreatectomy on the Growth of Young Mice  Grady L. Hallman, MD, and George L. Jordan, Jr., MD., Cora and Webb Mading Department of Surgery, Baylor University College of Medicine and Veterans Administration Hospital, HoustonIn the management of traumatic pancreatic transection it is frequently more expeditious to remove the distal portion of the gland rather than anastomose it to the gastrointestinal tract. Concern over the effect of subtotal pancreatectomy on the growth of young individuals led to the following experiment. The pancreas distal to the superior mesenteric artery was excised in a group of 30

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