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The American Journal of Digestive Diseases

, Volume 12, Issue 4, pp 142–144 | Cite as

The action of ketocholanic acids upon lower bowel motility

  • Michael M. Dacso
  • Kurt Zeltmacher
  • Shepard Shapiro
Article

Summary

A preparation of sodium ketocholanate was studied for its effect upon lower bowel emptying in rabbit and in man. Administered into the rectum in the form of solution in 5 or 10 ml. quantities, or as a suppository it produces regularly, after a short latent period, copious defecation. Suggestions for its use are described.

Keywords

Bile Acid Duodenal Ulcer Bile Salt Rectal Administration Amebiasis 
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    Glaessner, R., and Singer, G.: Gallensauren als Abfuhrmittel Wien-Klin. Wchnschr-23, 135, 1910. *The preparation of Sodium Ketocholanate was supplied by Dr. Samuel N. Gordon, Endo Products Inc., Richmond Hill, N. Y.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag 1945

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael M. Dacso
    • 1
  • Kurt Zeltmacher
    • 1
  • Shepard Shapiro
    • 1
  1. 1.New York University Division,Goldwater Memorial Hospital and the Dept. of MedicineNew York University College of MedicineNew York

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