Journal of
Physiology and Pathophysiology

  • Abbreviation: J. Physiol. Pathophysiol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-260X
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPAP
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 45

Table of Content: July 2015; 6(2)

July 2015

Effects of exogenous ghrelin on experimental reflux esophagitis model in male rat

Reflux esophagitis is a common gastrointestinal disorder that affects the quality of life in patients. Esophagitis is a chronic disease that leads to inflammation of the esophagus. Ghrelin is a 28-amino acid peptide that has several endocrine and metabolic effects. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of ghrelin on the esophagitis. Eighteen wistar rats were divided into three groups of six. Midline...

Author(s): Seyed Mahdi Mohamadi, Fatemeh Nabavizadeh, Mahdieh Faghihi, Gholamreza Hasanzadeh, Hamideh Afzali and Hamid Sohanaki