TABLE 2

Insulin secretion

nPulse mass (pmol/pulse)Pulse amplitude (pmol/min)Pulse interval (min)Total secretion (pmol · kg−1 · min−1)Insulin clearance (l/min)
Basal
    Sham surgery7129 ± 2583 ± 155.3 ± 0.52.4 ± 0.40.7 ± 0.1
    Partial pancreatectomy751 ± 14*35 ± 94.5 ± 0.41.2 ± 0.30.4 ± 0.1
Meal
    Sham surgery7424 ± 97310 ± 765.3 ± 0.38.6 ± 1.70.9 ± 0.2
    Partial pancreatectomy7359 ± 99258 ± 765.3 ± 0.56.2 ± 1.40.4 ± 0.1
Hyperglycemic clamp
    Sham surgery7596 ± 184453 ± 1424.9 ± 0.410.5 ± 2.50.8 ± 0.1
    Partial pancreatectomy6123 ± 51102 ± 405.0 ± 1.23.1 ± 0.90.6 ± 0.2
  • Data are means ± SE.

  • *

    * P < 0.01,

  • P < 0.05 for partial pancreatectomy vs. sham surgery.