For healthcare professionals only

Papers And Originals

Insulin Secretion in Malignant Hyperpyrexia

Br Med J 1974; 3 doi: (Published 24 August 1974) Cite this as: Br Med J 1974;3:493
  1. M. A. Denborough,
  2. G. L. Warne,
  3. R. F. W. Moulds,
  4. P. Tse,
  5. F. I. R. Martin


    An increased glucose-induced insulin response has been observed in patients susceptible to malignant hyperpyrexia. This raises the possibility that the membrane abnormality present in the calcium-storing membranes in the muscle cell in malignant hyperpyrexia may be present also in the beta cell of the pancreas.