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Gastrografin in acute meconium ileus equivalent.
  1. S M O'Halloran,
  2. J Gilbert,
  3. O M McKendrick,
  4. H M Carty,
  5. D P Heaf

    Abstract

    Twenty-five (37%) patients with cystic fibrosis attending our clinic have experienced acute meconium ileus equivalent. In one year 37 of 40 episodes were treated with single dose oral Gastrografin with an 81% success rate, 75% being treated as outpatients. Patients found this treatment preferable to other recommended treatment.

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