Effects of Sucralfate on Growth Factor Availability
The maintenance of gastric mucosal integrity under an adverse environment of luminal contents depends on the delicate balance of numerous factors that control the mucosal defense lines such as mucus-alkaline secretion, mucosal hydrophobicity, rich mucosal blood flow, maintenance of mucosal sulfhydryls, rapid restitution of epithelial cells, proliferation of mucosal cells, and tissue repair.
KeywordsEpidermal Growth Factor Gastric Mucosa Ulcer Healing Transform Growth Factor Alpha Gastric Lumen
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