• Vol. 39 No. 2, 154–154
  • 15 February 2010

Novel Use of Baclofen in Cancer Patients for the Treatment of Hiccups


A hiccup is a result of an involuntary, intermittent spasmodic contraction of the diaphragm and the inspiratory intercostal muscles, resulting in a sudden inspiration and ends with an abrupt closure of the glottis.

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