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Histamine receptors and peptic ulcer disease.

  • Black, J.
  • Videos

About this work


Professor Black and Professor Wyllie discuss the new drugs, histamine H2-receptor antagnoists. They focus particularly on their effects on gastric secretion in health and disease. Wylie talks about metiamide and cimetidine, two of the best-known of the drugs. Black gives a synposis for classification with regard to the properties of the two drugs.


London : University of London Audio-Visual Centre, 1976.

Physical description

1 videocassette (Umatic) (37.17 min.) : 1 videocassette (1-inch) (37.17 min.) : 1 videocassette (Digibeta) (37.17 min.) : 1 DVD (37.17 min.) : sound, black and white, PAL. sound, black and white, PAL. sound, black and white. sound, black and white.


This video is one of around 310 titles, originally broadcast on Channel 7 of the ILEA closed-circuit television network, given to Wellcome Trust from the University of London Audio-Visual Centre shortly after it closed in the late 1980s. Although some of these programmes might now seem rather out-dated, they probably represent the largest and most diversified body of medical video produced in any British university at this time, and give a comprehensive and fascinating view of the state of medical and surgical research and practice in the 1970s and 1980s, thus constituting a contemporary medical-historical archive of great interest. The lectures mostly take place in a small and intimate studio setting and are often face-to-face. The lecturers use a wide variety of resources to illustrate their points, including film clips, slides, graphs, animated diagrams, charts and tables as well as 3-dimensional models and display boards with movable pieces. Some of the lecturers are telegenic while some are clearly less comfortable about being recorded; all are experts in their field and show great enthusiasm to share both the latest research and the historical context of their specialist areas.

Creator/production credits

Presetned by Professor J Black FRS, Deparemtne of Pharmacology, University College London and Professor J Wyllie FRCS, University College Hospital Medical School. produced by Martin Hayden. Made for British Postgraduate Medical Federation. Made by University of London Audio-Visual Centre.

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University of London



  • English

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