Drug absorption in patients with T-tube after cholecystectomy.

  title={Drug absorption in patients with T-tube after cholecystectomy.},
  author={Sinikka Aukee and V. M. K. Venho and J Jussila and Paavo Karjalainen},
  journal={Annals of clinical research},
  volume={7 1},
The influence of bile flow on the absorption of tetracycline, doxycycline, sulphadimidine and cycloserine was studied in 13 volunteer patients with t-tubes in their main bile ducts after biliary surgery. Their hepatic functions and bile flows were estimated by giving I131 radioiodinated rose-bengal intravenously. About 80% radioactive tracer was recovered from the bile when the t-tube was open, so most of the bile was diverted outside the intestinal tract. Up to 4 hours after administration… CONTINUE READING


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