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Vasopressin and Blood Flow in the Canine Colon

  • R. J. Maxwell
  • T. G. Parks
Conference paper

Abstract

Massive bleeding from the colon is uncommon but may present a therapeutic challenge, occurring as it does in elderly individuals whose poor physical condition increases the risks of surgical intervention. The advantages of any less invasive method of treatment are, therefore, obvious.

Keywords

Esophageal Varix Ischaemic Colitis Poor Physical Condition Vasopressin Infusion Colonic Bleeding 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1984

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  • R. J. Maxwell
  • T. G. Parks

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