Effect of leptin on healing of colonic anastomoses in rats


Tasdelen A., ALGIN M. C. , ATEŞ E., Kiper H., INAL M., Sahin F.

HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY, cilt.51, ss.994-997, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 51 Konu: 58
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Dergi Adı: HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.994-997

Özet

Background/Aims: Anastomotic leaks are continuing to be the source of major morbidity in colorectal surgery. Previous studies have shown that leptin acts as a growth factor for several cell types. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of leptin on healing of colonic anastomoses in rats.