Effects of octreotide treatment on early TNF-alpha production and localization in experimental chronic colitis.

@article{Lamrani1999EffectsOO,
  title={Effects of octreotide treatment on early TNF-alpha production and localization in experimental chronic colitis.},
  author={Alaoui Lamrani and Micheline Tulliez and Laurence Chauvelot-Moachon and Stanislas Chaussade and C{\'e}dric Mauprivez and A M Hagn{\'e}r{\'e} and Nicole Vidon},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={1999},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={583-94}
}
BACKGROUND Colitis induced by trinitrobenzene sulphonic acid (TNB) is a model of Th1 disease, mainly explored from the third day of induction. It has recently been shown that octreotide and other somatostatin analogues can modify inflammatory/immune processes by acting on cytokines. AIM To examine TNFalpha production and the effect of preventive treatment… CONTINUE READING