TABLE 1

Fasting glucose, body weight, and hematocrit values preoperatively and before each study

Preoperatively2 weeks postoperation (protocol 1)3 weeks postoperation (protocol 2)4 weeks postoperation (protocol 3)
Fasting glucose (mg/dl)
    Sham surgery89 ± 3102 ± 2100 ± 495 ± 2
    Partial pancreatectomy86 ± 6113 ± 4*113 ± 3*101 ± 2*
Body weight (kg)
    Sham surgery23.2 ± 0.322.8 ± 0.622.7 ± 0.622.7 ± 0.5
    Partial pancreatectomy23.1 ± 0.422.7 ± 0.422.9 ± 0.422.6 ± 0.4
Hematocrit (%)
    Sham surgery42 ± 139 ± 235 ± 233 ± 1
    Partial pancreatectomy44 ± 137 ± 136 ± 133 ± 1
  • Data are means ± SE.

  • *

    * P < 0.05, partial pancreatectomy vs. sham surgery.