Enteric-release glyceryl trinitrate in active Crohn's disease: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Mucosal ischaemia may contribute to the pathogenesis of Crohn's disease. Microvascular abnormalities have been found in colonic resection specimens, and mucosal levels of constitutive nitric oxide synthase are reduced. AIM To assess the efficacy of a novel, enteric-release formulation of the nitric oxide donor, glyceryl trinitrate, aimed at… (More)

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