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Octreotide acetate works ?

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asked Sep 4, 2015 in General Surgery by LGGood
Octreotide acetate works :
 
A. Reduced blood flow in the organ systems 21%
 
B. Reduced blood flow in the portal vein system 35%
 
C. Reduced  hepatic venous pressure  5-10% 
 
D. Reduced pressure esophageal veins 45%
 
E. Changing the gas exchange in the body.

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D octrieotid  is an somatostatin analogue useful in esophageal varices by vasoconstrion  property
answered May 24, 2017 by meghana
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C Is correct, Octreotide is often given as an infusion for management of acute haemorrhage from esophageal varices in liver cirrhosis on the basis that it reduces portal venous pressure, though current evidence suggests that this effect is transient and does not improve survival
answered Jun 14, 2017 by anonymous
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B. Reduced blood flow in the portal vein system 35%
answered Jul 5, 2017 by Manhal

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