Michael J Wood
Affiliation: University of Vermont
- The effects of daikenchuto (DKT) on propulsive motility in the colonMichael J Wood
Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA
J Surg Res 164:84-90. 2010..The purpose of this study is to examine the use of daikenchuto (DKT), a traditional Japanese medicine, as a potential treatment for opiate-induced slowing of intestinal transit in an isolated guinea pig colon model of motility...
- Mucosal serotonin signaling is altered in chronic constipation but not in opiate-induced constipationMeagan M Costedio
Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont 05405, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 105:1173-80. 2010..This study was undertaken to determine whether chronic constipation (CC) is associated with disordered 5-HT signaling and to evaluate whether constipation caused by opiate use causes such changes...