Yusuf Masters

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Acute gastric erosions following hemorrhagic shock (stress ulceration) have been attributed to gastric hyperacidity, altered gastric secretion of mucus and an abnormal permeability of the gastric mucosa to H(+). This report aims at presenting evidence supporting an alternate hypothesis: the event linking shock-induced gastric mucosal ischemia to mucosal(More)
Terms such as "insulin resistance" and "glucose intolerance" applied to shock-induced hyperglycemia suggest that this state may prejudice survival. However, our data indicate that posthemorrhage hyperglycemia improves short-term survival. Rabbits, either fed until the experiment or fasted for 24 hours, were shocked by rapid removal of 25% of their blood(More)