Observations on the intraperitoneal distribution of chromic phosphate (32P) suspension for intraperitoneal therapy.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Seven patients received intraperitoneal chromic phosphate (32P) suspension in a 3-ml bolus with a saline flush, and another ten patients were given the suspension in a 500-ml infusion of normal saline. During the first six hours after administration, most 32P activity redistributed to the gravity-dependent portion of the peritoneal cavity. From 24 hours up to seven weeks after administration, activity distributions were fixed. Dispersions were heterogeneous in every patient, but the most marked examples of localized activity occurred in patients who had received bolus injections. We concluded that large-volume infusions and frequent changes in patient position for several hours following the infusion, contribute to improved dispersion of 32P suspension.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Sullivan, DC; Harris, CC; Currie, JL; Wilkinson, RH; Creasman, WT

Published Date

  • February 1, 1983

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 146 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 539 - 541

PubMed ID

  • 6849103

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0033-8419

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1148/radiology.146.2.6849103


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States