Effect of a corticotropin releasing hormone receptor antagonist on colonic sensory and motor function in patients with irritable bowel syndrome
- Low Densities of Serotonin and Peptide YY Cells in the Colon of Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. El-Salhy, M.; Gundersen, D.; Østgaard, H.; Lomholt-Beck, B.; Hatlebakk, J.; Hausken, T. // Digestive Diseases & Sciences;Apr2012, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p873
Background: The gut hormones are important in regulating gastrointestinal motility. Disturbances in gastrointestinal motility have been reported in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Reduced endocrine cell density, as revealed by chromogranin A, has been reported in the colon of IBS...
- Increased rectal mucosal expression of interleukin 1Î² in recently acquired post-infectious irritable bowel syndrome. Gwee, K.-A.; Collins, S.M.; Read, N.W.; Rajnakova, A.; Deng, Y.; Graham, J.C.; McKendrick, M.W.; Moochhala, S.M. // Gut;Apr2003, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p523
Background and aims: Chronic bowel disturbances resembling irritable bowel syndrome (lBS) develop in approximately 25% of patients after an episode of infectious diarrhoea. Although we have previously shown that psychosocial factors operating at the time of, or prior to, the acute illness appear...
- Exaggerated motility of the descending colon with repetitive distention of the sigmoid colon in patients with irritable bowel syndrome. Fukudo, Shin; Kanazawa, Motoyori; Kano, Michiko; Sagami, Yasuhiro; Endo, Yuka; Utsumi, Atsushi; Nomura, Taisuke; Hongo, Michio // Journal of Gastroenterology;2002 Supplement 14, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p145
Background. Visceral hypersensitivity is one of the mechanisms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), but it does not explain the entire symptomatology, i.e., altered bowel habit with abdominal pain relieved by defecation. We tested our hypothesis that an abnormal link between luminal stimulation...
- Hyponatremia During ACTH Infusions. Sheeler, Leslie R.; Schumacher, O. Peter // Annals of Internal Medicine;May79, Vol. 90 Issue 5, p798
Presents case reports of adrenocorticotropic hormone infusions that produced severe hyponatremia despite dexamethasone therapy. Clinical records of the patients; Findings of the study.
- Corticotropin. // Reactions Weekly;5/21/2011, Issue 1352, p16
The article describes several case of toxicities that developed in patients with nephrotic syndrome during treatment with corticotropin 40 or 80 units gel therapy.
- Hyperadrenocorticism and food restriction-induced life extension in the rat: Evidence for... Han, Eun-Soo; Levin, Nancy // Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ;Sep95, Vol. 50A Issue 5, pB288
Studies plasma levels and anterior pituitary (AP) content of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) in rats. Role of the diurnal elevation of plasma corticosterone in the life span extension of food restriction; Measurements of plasma ACTH in Fischer rats; Possible cause of the reduced pituitary...
- Management of Cushing's syndrome in dogs. McLean, C. Louise // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;10/24/2009, Vol. 165 Issue 17, p512
A letter to the editor is presented about the value of the Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) stimulation test in assessing the degree of control of Cushing's syndrome in dogs treated with trilostane.
- Combined pituitary adenoma and Rathke's cleft cysts: Two multicystic cases and literature review. Peizhi Zhou; Bowen Cai; Weichao Ma; Shu Jiang // Neurology India;Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p665
A letter to the editor discussing the case of a 38-year-old woman with pituitary adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) secreting adenoma is presented.
- In response to Dr Shabih Manzar regarding ACTH and cortisol response to critical illness in term and late-preterm neonates. Fernandez, E. F. // Journal of Perinatology;Jul2009, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p526
A response by E. F. Fernandez to the letter to the editor about the adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) and cortisol response to critical illness in term and late-preterm neonates is presented.