• Glucagon is suggested as an alternate method of treatment in difficult cases of esophageal meat impaction. Glucagon has been used in diagnostic roentgenology to facilitate smooth muscle relaxation. We describe its characteristics and mode of action, and we report two cases that emphasize the advantages of glucagon therapy as a primary modality or as an alternative in problem cases.
(Arch Otolaryngol 105:367-368, 1979)
Marks HW, Lousteau RJ. Glucagon and Esophageal Meat Impaction. Arch Otolaryngol. 1979;105(6):367–368. doi:10.1001/archotol.1979.00790180065017
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