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Salicylazosulfapyridine (SASP) is a drug used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis (UC) owing to the therapeutic action of the 5-aminosalicylic acid produced by the splitting of the molecule in the cecum, which also yields the absorbable compound Sulphapyridine (SP). The aim of our work was to assess the levels of the drug in blood (SASP and SP), to(More)
UNLABELLED 24 children whose ages ranged from 10 days to 14 years (x 5.5. ys.), 16 males and 8 females, hospitalized in our Service on account of extra-digestive were studied. Creatinine and amylase determination were performed on serum and 24 hs. urine specimens; lipase activity was measured only in serum. Amylase-creatinine clearance ratio varied between(More)
This paper describes our experience with pre-surgical diagnosis of Meckel's diverticulum. We used a naso-jejunal-ileal tube, through which, we injected small amounts of radio-opaque fluid and air, thus utilizing double contrast. In seven children diverticulum was shown to be present by radioscopic and radiographic techniques; this was later confirmed during(More)