Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2018 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Effects of Platycodin D on Reflux Esophagitis due to Modulation of Antioxidant Defense Systems

Table 5

Therapeutic effects of platycodin D on esophagus and fundus of stomach.

Group Esophagus Fundic stomach
Invasive lesion (%)Thickness (μm)Invasive lesion (%)Thickness (μm)

Sham
Control
OMP
PD 200
PD 100
PD 50

Values are expressed as mean ± SD of eight rats. The percentage of invasive lesions and total thickness through the esophageal or gastric wall was measured using a microscopic analyzer. Data in mean percent changes compared to control. PD: platycodin D, OMP: omeprazole. compared with sham; and compared with control.