Gastrointestinal Physiology | Immunopharmacology & Hematologic Pharmacology | Hemodynamics, Vascular Biology & Hypertension Secondary to Kidney Disease | Pathophysiology of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) | Disorders of Neurogastroenterology & Motility
Plasma vasoactive intestinal peptide in dyspeptic uremic patients
Magdy El Sharkawy*, Ahmed Aziz, Kadry El Saed, Hayem Aref
*Corresponding author: Magdy El Sharkawy
Department of Nephrology, Ains-Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
F1000Posters 2011, 2: 1040 (poster) [ENGLISH]
Poster [1.36 MB]
48th Congress of the European Renal Association and European Dialysis and Transplant Association 2011, 23 - 26 Jun 2011, Sa-180
Gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms are common in patients with chronic renal failure (CRF) but the pathogenesis of these symptoms is somewhat unclear.
This work studied the level of Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide (VIP) and its relation to dyspeptic symptoms in uremic patients.
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