IBS: Role of sodium channels in IBS

  • Isobel Leake
  • Published 2014 in Nature Reviews Gastroenterology &Hepatology


A potential new pathogenetic mechanism for IBS has been revealed—involving abnormal functioning of the voltage-gated sodium channel NaV1.5. “The roots for this study go back quite a long time,” explains Gianrico Farrugia, one of the corresponding authors of this study. Previous investigations had found that a considerable number of patients with cardiac… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrgastro.2014.42


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@article{Leake2014IBSRO, title={IBS: Role of sodium channels in IBS}, author={Isobel Leake}, journal={Nature Reviews Gastroenterology &Hepatology}, year={2014}, volume={11}, pages={271-271} }