The Effect of Therapeutic Irradiation of the Abdomen on Intestinal Absorption in Man

Sobo, A. O.; Johnston, I. D. A.
December 1973
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec1973, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p616
Academic Journal
Presents a study that investigated the effect of therapeutic irradiation on the absorption of glucose, xylose, fat and Vitamin B[sub12] in patients. Materials and methods; Oral glucose tolerance test before and immediately after a course of irradiation to a central dose 3,000 rads over 4 weeks to the abdomen and pelvis; Average differential absorption of glucose.


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