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Glucagon and the colon

  • Francesco Sardanelli

Abstract

The use of glucagon in gastrointestinal radiology began in 1968 as hypotonic agent in duodenography [1] and was soon extended to the treatment of acute diverticulitis [2], as adjuvant in the endoscopic retrieval of biliary calculi [3], in esophageal food impaction [4,5], in the reduction of ileocolic intussusception [6-10], in the differential diagnosis between obstructive and hepatocellular jaundice [11], and above all in the radiographie examination of the gastrointestinal tract [12 14].

Keywords

Barium Enema Acute Diverticulitis Double Contrast Barium Enema Ileocolic Intussusception Biliary Calculus 
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