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Influences of short-chain fatty acids (SCFA), chloride or lactate on net bicarbonate movement were determined in the temporarily isolated and washed reticulo-rumen of sheep used to 100% hay or 81% concentrate diets. Replacement of SCFA by gluconate and mannitol reversed net bicarbonate secretion into net absorption. The reversal of net bicarbonate movement(More)
Five hundred consecutive cases of appendicectomy were reviewed. The incidence of non-inflamed appendices removed at operation was 29.6% and was nearly twice as high in females than in males (P less than 0.001). The incidence of perforated appendices in patients with acute appendicitis was low (6.5%), and there were no deaths. Postoperative complications,(More)
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