Orocecal transit delay in obese patients

G. Basilisco, G. Camboni, A. Bozzani, P. Vita, S. Doldi, P. A. Bianchi

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Orocecal transit time was assessed with lactulose hydrogen breath test in 12 obese patients during intravenous infusion of placebo or naloxone 40 μg/kg/hr given in randomized order and in double-blind conditions. Transit time was also evaluated in 22 healthy controls. Orocecal transit was significantly (P

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)509-512
Number of pages4
JournalDigestive Diseases and Sciences
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1989


  • breath test
  • gastrointestinal motility
  • naloxone
  • obesity
  • opioids

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology


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