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Effect of fluoroscopic tube placement on basal gastric secretion collections.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1251236     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
To determine whether fluoroscopic positioning of nasogastric tubes is useful in the measurement of basal gastric acid output, four subjects were studied six times each and two subjects ten times each. Fluoroscopic positioning was used or not used according to random sequences. No more gastric juice was obtained in the collections after fluoroscopic positioning of the nasogastric tube than after blind placement. The results suggest no routine need to use fluoroscopic tube placement in the absence of prior gastric surgery.
W H Hall; S C Hodges
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Comparative Study; Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Southern medical journal     Volume:  69     ISSN:  0038-4348     ISO Abbreviation:  South. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1976 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-04-27     Completed Date:  1976-04-27     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404522     Medline TA:  South Med J     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  164-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Gastric Juice / secretion*
Intubation, Gastrointestinal*
Middle Aged

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