Recovery from gastric mucus depletion in the intact guinea pig mucosa.

@article{Schreiber2003RecoveryFG,
  title={Recovery from gastric mucus depletion in the intact guinea pig mucosa.},
  author={Soeren Schreiber and Thanh Hoa Nguyen and Manuela Konradt and Peter Scheid},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2003},
  volume={38 11},
  pages={1136-43}
}
BACKGROUND In developed countries one-third of the population is infected with the gastric pathogen Helicobacter pylori. In the early stages of H. pylori-induced gastritis, typical symptoms include gastric erosions and mucus depletions. Artificial mucus depletion was generated, demonstrating both consequent irritation and recovery processes in the mucosa. METHODS The mucus depletion was examined by removing a small cylinder of mucus from the surface of the explanted guinea pig corpus mucosa… CONTINUE READING

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