Effects of abdominal hot compresses on indocyanine green elimination – a randomized cross over study in healthy subjects

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BACKGROUND Hot compresses on the right upper abdomen are used as support for patients with liver diseases in Germany. The study was designed to determine, whether they affect hepatic blood flow. METHODS Single dose kinetics of indocyanine green (ICG) were studied in 13 healthy subjects with or without hot compresses on the right upper abdomen over 40… (More)

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