TITLE

Reinforcing the mucus: a new therapeutic approach for ulcerative colitis?

AUTHOR(S)
Gibson, P. R.; Muir, J.G.
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Gut;Jul2005, Vol. 54 Issue 7, p900
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Luminal delivery of phosphatidyl rich phospholipids appears to reduce mucosal inflammatory activity in a high proportion of patients with chronically active ulcerative colitis. The simplicity and apparent safety of this therapeutic approach offers new insights into the importance of the mucus barrier in the pathogenesis and treatment of ulcerative colitis.
ACCESSION #
17496252

 

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