Very low intraluminal colonic pH in patients with active ulcerative colitis

@article{Fallingborg1993VeryLI,
  title={Very low intraluminal colonic pH in patients with active ulcerative colitis},
  author={Dr. Jan Fallingborg and Lisbet Ambrosius Christensen and Bent Ascanius Jacobsen and Sten N\orby Rasmussen},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={1993},
  volume={38},
  pages={1989-1993}
}
Intraluminal gastrointestinal pH was measured in seven patients with active ulcerative colitis (four male, three female). A radiotelemetry capsule was used, and its location was determined by fluoroscopy. Satisfactory measurements were obtained from six, in all of whom pH levels were normal in the stomach and small intestine. Three patients also had normal pH values in the colon. However, in the remaining three patients very low pH levels (lowest values 2.3, 2.9, and 3.4) were found in the… CONTINUE READING

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