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History of the Development of Sucralfate

  • Akira Ishimori

Abstract

Sucralfate was introduced in Japan as a selective ulcer-protecting agent in 1968 and it is currently accepted worldwide as a nonsystemic site protector. This agent has an unusual developmental history among the drugs for peptic ulcer disease (PUD). The development of sucralfate is a true reflection of international collaboration.

Keywords

Duodenal Ulcer Gastric Ulcer Ulcer Healing Nosocomial Pneumonia Gastric Mucus 
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© Plenum Press 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Akira Ishimori
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Clinical and Laboratory MedicineTohoku University School of MedicineSondaiJapan

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