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The administration of ammonium salts to free ventilated dogs causes an increase in the anaerobic consumption of glucose. Prior and simultaneous administration of the drug ornithine alpha ketoglutarate not only attenuates the rise in blood ammonia but also favourably affects these changes in brain metabolism.
A Caucasian female, aged 28 years, presenting with obesity and investigated for primary amenorrhoea, was found to have hydrocephalus due to a stenosis of the foramen of Magendie. Endocrine investigations showed an isolated gonadotrophin deficiency. Complete recovery was obtained by a ventricular-cardiac shunt, which led to the return of menses, a normal… (More)
A double blind controlled trial of ornithine alpha-ketoglutarate (OAKG) was carried out on 50 patients admitted to the Royal Free and Royal Northern Hospitals, London, suffering from a recent stroke. Significant improvement was found in patients treated with OAKG when examined on the fifth day of therapy as compared to their control cases. The therapy was… (More)