EDITOR'S QUIZ: GI SNAPSHOT
- Effect of Î²-hydroxy-Î²-methylglutaryl coenzyme a reductase inhibitors and antioxidant vitamins on free radical lipid oxidation in rat liver. V. Lankin; M. Ivanova; G. Konovalova; A. Tikhaze; A. Kaminnyi; V. Kukharchuk // Bulletin of Experimental Biology & Medicine;Apr2007, Vol. 143 Issue 4, p414
AbstractÂ Â We studied the effects of two inhibitors of Î²-hydroxy-Î²-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase, simvastatin and lovastatin, on the lag phase of ascorbate-dependent lipid oxidation in rat liver. Oxidizability of liver biological membranes significantly increased in intact...
- Constitutive Modeling of Rate-Dependent Stress—Strain Behavior of Human Liver in Blunt Impact Loading. Rebecca Dupaix // Annals of Biomedical Engineering;Nov2008, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p1883
AbstractÂ Â An understanding of the mechanical deformation behavior of the liver under high strain rate loading conditions could aid in the development of vehicle safety measures to reduce the occurrence of blunt liver injury. The purpose of this study was to develop a constitutive model of...
- Bile-induced genes in Clonorchis sinensis metacercariae. Tae Kim; Pyo Cho; Won Yoo; Sung-Jong Hong // Parasitology Research;Nov2008, Vol. 103 Issue 6, p1377
AbstractÃ‚Â Ã‚Â Bile stimulates many intestinal parasites, and newly excysted juvenile Clonorchis sinensis (CsNEJ) responds chemotactically to bile and matures in the bile duct. In this study, using annealing control primer-based polymerase chain reaction (PCR), 16 differentially...
- Non-Newtonian Bile Flow in Elastic Cystic Duct: One- and Three-Dimensional Modeling. W.G. Li; X.Y. Luo; S.B. Chin; N.A. Hill; A.G. Johnson; N.C. Bird // Annals of Biomedical Engineering;Nov2008, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p1893
AbstractÂ Â Bile flow is thought to play an essential role in the pathophysiological genesis of cholelithiasis (gallstone formation) and in gallbladder pain. In this paper, we extend our previous study of the human biliary system (Li etÂ al., 2007, J. Biomech. Eng., 129:164â€“173) to...
- Gallstones cause most gall bladder disease. // GP: General Practitioner;9/23/2005, p3
The article focuses on gallstones that are responsible for 90 per cent of gall bladder and bile duct disease. They form when there is an imbalance in the chemical composition of bile and vary in size between the dimensions of a grain of sand and a golf ball.
- How Good Is IDUS in Patients with Isolated Biliary Strictures? Jha, Reena; Al-Kawas, Firas H. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2004, Vol. 99 Issue 9, p1690
Focuses on the challenging problem on the determination of the nature of the isolated bile duct stricture. Proper diagnosis for patients and physicians; Important diagnostic procedure in the evaluation of the pancreaticobiliary system; Patients without more advanced imaging.
- Water Transport into Bile and Role in Bile Formation. Calamita, Giuseppe; Ferri, Domenico; Gena, Patrizia; Liquori, Giuseppa E.; Marinelli, Ra�l A.; Meyer, Giuliano; Portincasa, Piero; Svelto, Maria // Current Drug Targets - Immune, Endocrine & Metabolic Disorders;Jun2005, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p137
Formation of bile and generation of bile flow are driven by the active secretion of bile salts (BS), lipids and electrolytes into the canalicular and bile duct lumens followed by the osmotic movement of water. Although the transporting proteins involved in solute secretion have been cloned and...
- THE GALLSTONE--SILENT, GROWLING OR SCREECHING. Whitaker, Lester R. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov1956, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p565
Focuses on the importance of removing the gallstone. Primary source of trouble in the biliary system; Role of gallstone in the metabolic changes in the bile; Danger of the presence of gallstone.
- Structure and function of the inner medullary collecting duct. Madsen, Kirsten M.; Clapp, William L.; Verlander, Jill W. // Kidney International;Oct1988, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p441
Studies the structure and function of the inner medullary collecting duct (IMCD). Functional properties of IMCD; Differences that exist along the IMCD with respect to both structure and function; Morphologically distinct configurations of the collecting ducts apparent on sections through the...