Tor Qvigstad

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The effects of 0.5 mg glucagon and 0.5 mg atropine given intravenously as premedication in upper gastrointestinal endoscopy have been examined and compared to those of placebo (0.9% NaCl) in a double-blind study involving 36 patients and 1 endoscopist. The results showed no difference between atropine, glucagon, and placebo with regard to vomiting, opening(More)
Forty patients with endoscopically confirmed gastric ulcers, completed a double-blind study comparing trimipramine with placebo during 4 weeks' treatment. The daily dose of trimipramine was 50 mg given before bedtime. No serious side-effects occurred. After four weeks' treatment 12 of the 20 patients receiving trimipramine had endoscopically completely(More)
During recent years, it has been reported that antacids have a beneficial prophylactic effect in critically ill patients regarding upper gastrointestinal bleeding. In these trials rather complicated treatment schedules and high doses of antacids were used. The present study was designed to investigate the therapeutic efficacy of a more practical antacid(More)
Patients with hypergastrinemia secondary to achlorhydria have an increased risk of developing ECL cell carcinoids and gastric adenocarcinomas. Hypergastrinemia is central in the pathogenesis of ECL cell carcinoids, but the link between gastrin and gastric carcinomas is controversial. During neoplastic transformation ECL cells may, however, lose many of(More)