Aminosalicylates and Other Anti-Inflammatory Compounds for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

@article{Barbara2009AminosalicylatesAO,
  title={Aminosalicylates and Other Anti-Inflammatory Compounds for Irritable Bowel Syndrome},
  author={Giovanni Barbara and Vincenzo Stanghellini and Cesare Cremon and Roberto De Giorgio and Lucia Fronzoni and Mauro Serra and Roberto Corinaldesi},
  journal={Digestive Diseases},
  year={2009},
  volume={27},
  pages={115 - 121}
}
Growing evidence suggests that gastrointestinal immune activation may affect intestinal function and sensory perception, which contribute to symptom generation in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The identification of higher counts of immunocytes (e.g. T cells and mast cells), mucosal and systemic immune activation, and increased mucosal permeability in patients with IBS has stimulated interest in the potential development of therapeutic approaches aimed at targeting the immune… 

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