Absorption of orally administered digoxin after massive resection of the small bowel.

@article{Krausz1979AbsorptionOO,
  title={Absorption of orally administered digoxin after massive resection of the small bowel.},
  author={Michael Moshe Krausz and Elliot Berry and Uri Freund and Michael Megrelishvili Levy},
  journal={The American journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1979},
  volume={71 2},
  pages={220-3}
}
Digoxin absorption was studied in a patient after massive small bowel resection (with only 15 cm. of jejunum left) after mesenteric thrombosis. Oral administration of 0.25 mg. digoxin tablets resulted in therapeutic blood levels between 0.7 and 2.2 ng./ml. Measurement of the urinary excretion of the drug in steady state revealed more than 80% of the… CONTINUE READING