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BACKGROUND Altered calcium mobilization has been implicated in the development of colonic dysmotility in inflammatory bowel disease. The aim of this study was to investigate the mechanisms by which disrupted intracellular Ca(2+) signalling contributes to the impaired contractility of colon circular smooth muscles. METHODS Acute colitis was induced in(More)
Luoyutong (LYT) capsule has been used to treat cerebrovascular diseases clinically in China and is now patented and approved by the State Food and Drug Administration. In this retrospective validation study we investigated the ability of LYT to protect against cerebral ischemia-reperfusion injury in rats. Cerebral ischemia-reperfusion injury was induced by(More)
BACKGROUND The aims of this study were to investigate the effect of gastric electrical stimulation (GES) with different parameters on emesis induced by apomorphine, and possible center mechanisms by brain functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). METHODS Six dogs implanted with electrodes on gastric serosa were used in this study. Part 1: Apomorphine(More)
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