Effect of sildenafil citrate on postprandial gallbladder motility


ACAR M.

SOUTHERN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.99, no.3, pp.208-211, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 99 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/01.smj.0000203333.29270.54
  • Title of Journal : SOUTHERN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.208-211

Abstract

Objective: Sildenafil stimulates the nitric oxide-cyclic guanosine monophosphate (NO-cGMP) pathway through inhibition of type 5 phosphodiesterase. NO-cGMP pathway causes smooth muscle relaxation. The aim of this study is to evaluate the effects of sildenafil on gallbladder motility.