- milk-alkali syndrome. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p508
An encyclopedia entry for "milk-alkali syndrome" is presented. It is a rare type of hypercalcaemia along with alkalosis and kidney failure. It is caused by excessive, long-term intake of antacid drugs containing calcium and of milk. It is more common in people with peptic ulcer. Among its...
- Milk alkali syndrome induced by calcitriol and calcium bicarbonate in a patient with hypoparathyroidism. Altun, Eda; Kaya, Bülent; Paydaş, Saime; Balal, Mustafa // Indian Journal of Endocrinology & Metabolism;2013 Supplement, Vol. 17 Issue S1, pS191
The milk-alkali syndrome (MAS) was a common cause of hypercalcemia, metabolic alkalosis, and renal failure in the early 20th century. This syndrome was first recognized secondary to treatment of peptic ulcer disease with milk and absorbable alkali. Its incidence fell after the introduction of...
- Use of Calcium and Secretin in the Diagnosis of Gastrinoma (Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome). Deveney, Clifford W.; Deveney, Karen S.; Jaffe, Bernard M.; Jones, Rayford S.; Way, Lawrence W. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Dec77, Vol. 87 Issue 6, p680
Deals with a study which examined the diagnostic process for gastrinoma in patients with peptic ulcer disease. Role of calcium and secretin tests in the diagnosis; Responses of patients to calcium; Advantages of secretin compared with calcium.
- Milk alkali syndrome without the milk. Kaklamanos, Michail; Perros, Petros // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/25/2007, Vol. 335 Issue 7616, p397
The article presents a case study of a 76-year-old woman who was referred to a gastroenterology outpatient clinic with altered bowel habit. The patient's prescriptions and medical history are considered. Routine laboratory tests revealed hypercalcemia. The patient was advised to stop taking...
- ULCER UPDATE. Pascoe, Elaine; Andrews, Frank M. // Practical Horseman;Nov2007, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p61
This article presents information on stomach ulcers in horses: the risk factors, symptoms, and how they can be treated. INSET: More Ulcers.
- Cross--National Changes in the Effects of Peptic Ulcer Disease. Bloom, Bernard S. // Annals of Internal Medicine;4/1/91, Vol. 114 Issue 7, p558
Presents a study that described the changing effects of peptic ulcers on patients. Background on the gastric disease; Analysis of trends in mortality rates in relation to peptic ulcers; Investigation of the rate of hospitalization and operations for peptic ulcer disease.
- EDITOR'S QUIZ: GI SNAPSHOT: A rare complication of peptic ulcer disease. Srinivas, M; Basumani, P // Gut;Dec2007, Vol. 56 Issue 12, p1664
A quiz concerning the complication of a peptic ulcer is presented.
- Calcium-alkali syndrome in post-surgical hypoparathyroidism. Fernández-García, M.; Vázquez, L.; Hernández, J.L. // QJM: An International Journal of Medicine;Dec2012, Vol. 105 Issue 12, p1209
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- Peptic Ulcer Heterogeneity and Clinical Implications. McCarthy, Denis M. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Oct81, Vol. 95 Issue 4, p507
Editorial. Comments on the heterogeneity and clinical implications of peptic ulcer. Observations on the heterogeneity of the ulcer-prone population; Efforts of physicians to develop a successful outcome of therapy in individual patients; Environmental factors that influence peptic ulcer.