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Gastrointestinal Pharmacology / edited by Beverley Greenwood-Van Meerveld.

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Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2017.
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Handbook of experimental pharmacology 0171-2004 ; 239
Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology, 0171-2004 ; 239
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Subjects:
Medicine.
Human physiology.
Neurosciences.
Pharmacology.
Gastroenterology.
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Summary:
This volume aims to connect current ideas and concepts about GI disorders with the search for novel therapeutics. Towards this goal, authors provide a timely state-of-the-art overview of the GI tract in health and disease, current treatment approaches and ongoing developments in drug discovery, and their potential for the better treatment of patients with GI disorders.
Contents:
Physiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract
Upper GI Disorders; Gastropareis (with limited reference of GERD and PUD)
Post Operative Ileus: Pathophysiology, current therapeutic approaches
Constipation and Diarrhea: Pathophysiology, current therapeutic approaches
Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Pathophysiology, current therapeutic approaches
Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Pathophysiology, current therapeutic approaches
Pediatric GI Tract: pharmacological management of children with functional abdominal pain disorders
Sex-Related Differences in GI Disorders
Abnormal barrier function in GI Disorders
Role of stress, anxiety and depression in the Pathophysiology of GI Disorders
The Neuroimmune Function of the Gut
Gut Microbiome, Probiotics and prebiotics
Critical Evaluation of animal models of gastrointestinal disorders
Serotonergic Mechanisms regulating the GI tract: experimental evidence and therapeutic relevance
Cannabinoids receptors in regulating the GI tract: experimental evidence and therapeutic relevance
Insights into the role of opioid receptors in the GI tract: experimental evidence and therapeutic relevance
Ghrelin and motilin as targets to treat GI Disorders
Centrally targeted pharmacotherapy for treated chronic abdominal pain.
Contributor:
Greenwood-Van Meerveld, Beverley. editor.
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ISBN:
9783319563602
Publisher Number:
10.1007/978-3-319-56360-2 doi
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