Prostaglandins and Leukotrienes in Gastrointestinal Diseases by W. DomschkeProstaglandins and Leukotrienes in Gastrointestinal Diseases by W. Domschke

Prostaglandins and Leukotrienes in Gastrointestinal Diseases

EditorW. Domschke, B.M. Peskar, K.H. Holtermüller

Paperback | April 26, 1988

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This book saves the reader time-consuming reference to different sources and provides a synoptic view of the essential aspects of prostaglandins and leukotrienes in one volume. These endogenous prostaglandins and leukotrienes play an essential role as cytoprotective agents and inflammation mediators in the pathogenesis of some frequent gastroenterologic diseases, such as gastroduodenal peptic ulceration, lesions due to intake of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, secretory diarrheal states, and chronic inflammatory bowel disease. In these cases, knowledge of pathogenesis leads to appropriate therapy. Experts thus discuss matters of topical clinical interest together with the necessary physiological, biochemical and pharmacological background.
Title:Prostaglandins and Leukotrienes in Gastrointestinal DiseasesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:349 pages, 9.53 × 6.69 × 0 inPublished:April 26, 1988Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3540187448

ISBN - 13:9783540187448

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Table of Contents

Contents: Biology and Pharmacology of Prostaglandins and Leukotrienes.- Protective Effects on the Gastrointestinal Mucosa. New Aspects of the Last Two Years.- Prostglandins and Leukotrienes in Gastrointestinal Diseases - Present Clinical Role.- Prostaglandins: Their Potential Therapeutic Value in the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract.- Subject Index.