Which procedures are performed in the workup of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)?

Updated: Sep 12, 2019
  • Author: Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Answer

Selective percutaneous transhepatic venous sampling may be performed to localize an insulinoma to the pancreatic head, body, or tail. Selective arteriography is also often helpful in localizing insulin-secreting lesions.

See Workup for more detail.


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