TITLE

Esophageal Epithelial Defenses Against Acid Injury

AUTHOR(S)
Orlando, Roy c.
PUB. DATE
August 1994
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Aug1994 Supplement, Vol. 89 Issue 8, pS48
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses esophageal epithelial defenses against acid injury. Reason only a minority of those at risk of gastroesophageal relux ever develop recurrent symptoms or signs of esophageal damage; Discussion on the ability of the apical cell membrane of esophageal epithelial cells to resist acid penetration; Postepithelial factors that provide protection against acid injury to the tissue;
ACCESSION #
16092807

 

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