Record number :
575616
Title of article :
Iodised rapeseed oil for eradication of severe endemic goitre
Author/Authors :
Yves Ingenbleek، نويسنده , , L Jung، نويسنده , , G Férard، نويسنده , , F Bordet، نويسنده , , AM Goncalves، نويسنده , , L Dechoux، نويسنده ,
Issue Information :
روزنامه با شماره پیاپی سال 1997
Pages :
4
From page :
1542
To page :
1545
Abstract :
Iodised oil is traditionally based on the fatty acids (FAs) of the poppyseed, an expensive commodity. An equipotent but cheaper vehicle would be welcome, lodination of rapeseed oil yields a product (Brassiodol) with a total iodine content of 376 mg/mL. Brassiodol has been compared with the poppyseed-based Lipiodol in two villages in Chad in the west African goitre belt. A 2 mL dose of Brassiodol is followed by urinary spillover of half the ingested iodine. The other half undergoes tissue sequestration and slow release, allowing protection against iodine deficiency for 9 months and regression of stage l/ll goitre for longer than was achieved with Lipiodol. The prolonged protection offered by Brassiodol can be attributed to its unique lipid profile. The urinary output argues that 1 mL should not be exceeded, and at that dose the cost would be only 20 US cents per person per year.
Journal title :
The Lancet
Journal title :
The Lancet
Serial Year :
1997
Link To Document :
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