Vaclav Ruzicka

Learn More
BACKGROUND Spontaneous splenic rupture (SSR) is a very rare complication described in several hundred patients, mainly as case reports. It is defined as a splenic rupture without antecedent injury. The authors of the present paper describe the only two SSR cases diagnosed at the Hemato-oncology department, coincidentally in one year. PATIENTS The first(More)
Concentration-dependent 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) relaxations of guinea pig proximal colon were evoked in the presence of atropine (0.2 microM). 5-HT effect was neuronally mediated since it was blocked by tetrodotoxin (TTX) (0.5 microM). The type of 5-HT receptor mediating the relaxations was investigated using both 5-HT agonists and antagonists. Selective(More)
  • 1