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Binding of Bile Acids by Sucralfate

  • W. F. Caspary

Abstract

The gastric mucosal barrier is considered to play an important role in protecting the gastric mucosa from the destructive effects of several luminal agents.1,2 The breakdown of the gastric mucosal barrier has been associated with erosive mucosal injury and ulceration induced by such factors as stress and endogenous compounds including bile salts and urea. 2–5

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Bile Acid Bile Salt Chenodeoxycholic Acid Total Bile Acid Magnesium Hydroxide 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. F. Caspary
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Gastroenterology, Department oflnternal MedicineFrankfurt University Hospital Medical CenterFrankfurt am MainGermany

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