Richard Venet

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The pharmacokinetics of colchicine were studied in six healthy male and four elderly female volunteers after i. v. and oral administration. Plasma samples were collected over 72 h and assayed for colchicine by a specific and sensitive radioimmunoassay. Plasma concentration-time curves were fitted using a three-compartmental model after i. v. administration(More)
Isolated, perfused hearts from 16 rats aged from 13 to 17 months were studied to examine the effects of age and of the compliance of the ejection circuit on heart rate and cardiac function curves. Heart rate was found to diminish both with age and with decreasing compliance of the ejection circuit. Cardiac function curves were also substantially modified by(More)