Donald H. Kuiper, M.D.; Daniel J. Fall, M.D.; Bergein F. Overholt, M.D.; H. Marvin Pollard, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The scientific literature is replete with reports that have attempted to define the effects of aspirin upon the gastrointestinal tract. While some authors have presented evidence for a noxious effect, others have presented data to the contrary. No previous studies have reported fecal blood loss and gastroscopy findings in a group of healthy subjects. A prospective study of 19 healthy male subjects was made in which a correlation of aspirin ingestion, fecal blood loss, blood salicylate levels, prothrombin concentrations, ABO blood groups, and the history of previous salicylate intake was sought. All subjects were studied for 8 days. An initial
Donald H. Kuiper, Daniel J. Fall, Bergein F. Overholt, H. Marvin Pollard. The Effect of Aspirin on Fecal Blood Loss with Gastroscopic Correlation in Healthy Volunteers.. Ann Intern Med. 1969;70:1069. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-70-5-1069_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;70(5):1069.
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