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In a study to determine the effect of saturation of fats on their ability to stimulate cholecystokinin (CCK) release six normal volunteers ate five test meals containing different fats with intervals of 1 week. Plasma CCK levels were measured by a specific radioimmunoassay and the gallbladder volume was calculated from ultrasound measurements. The sodium(More)
1. To investigate the possible effect of iron ingestion on maternal zinc status, one group of women was given 94 mg of iron per day as ferrous sulphate with multivitamins during the second and third trimesters of their pregnancies and another, control, group was given a placebo of multivitamins without iron. 2. The subjects given iron developed(More)
The subclavian steal syndrome results from occlusion of the proximal subclavian or innominate artery which causes reversal of blood flow in the ipsilateral vertebral artery. We describe a case where a further occlusion of the ipsilateral common carotid artery (CCA) resulted in an intermittent reversal of flow in the ipsilateral external carotid artery(More)
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