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Total parenteral feeding reduced gastric secretions, but patients sometimes complain of pyrosis and acidity. The gastric secretion, gastrinaemia and insulinaemia of 96 patients subjected to TPN were measured. Results showed a nonpathological increase in gastrinaemia and acidity which might be related to the high levels of insulinaemia.
The use of F.E.S. in motor rehabilitation should be reserved for cases of central neurological lesions. F.E.S. tends to improve gait, reduce spasticity and improve the transfer of cortical information from the peripheral system. The treatment exploits the possibilities of reprogramming movement by developing new motor circuits and where possible restoring… (More)
In order to assess the involvement of the cardiopulmonary receptors in the regulation of the coronary circulation, changes in coronary resistance produced by the application of a -10 mmHg pressure to the lower body were studied in 6 healthy subjects and 6 patients with arterial hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy. The results show that the… (More)