oa South African Medical Journal - Paralytic ileus due to potassium depletion
|Article Title||Paralytic ileus due to potassium depletion|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Coronation Hospital, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Feb 1953|
|Pages||153 - 155|
|Keyword(s)||Electrolyte, Hypokalaemia, Paralytic ileus and Potassium|
1. Two cases are descriptionbed in which hypokalaemia is thought to have been the etiologcal factor in the production of paralytic ileus. 2. The treatment of these cases is discussed. 3. The physiology of the potassium ion is briefly discussed.
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