The American Journal of Digestive Diseases

, Volume 9, Issue 10, pp 684–689 | Cite as

Use of isolated subcutaneous intestinal loops for direct study of intestinal absorption of radioisotopes in dogs

  • M. John Murray
  • John P. Delaney
  • Nell Stein
Article

Summary

Direct counting of the disappearance rate of radioactivity of a gamma-emitting isotope placed in a blind intestinal loop located in the subcutaneous tissue provides a good measure of the absorption of that isotope. The problems encountered in the preparation of these loops and their use in absorption studies are discussed. It is noted in passing that significant absorption of iron may take place from the colon.

Keywords

Public Health Iron Subcutaneous Tissue Good Measure Intestinal Absorption 

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    Ohkawara, Y., Bamba, M., Nakai, I., Kinka, S., andMasuda, M. Absorption of iron from the human large intestine.Gastroenterology 44:611, 1963.Google Scholar

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© Hoeber Medical Division • Harper & Row, Publishers, Incorporated 1964

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. John Murray
    • 1
  • John P. Delaney
    • 1
  • Nell Stein
    • 1
  1. 1.From the Departments of Medicine and SurgeryUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolis

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