The inhibitory effect of octreotide on experimental colorectal carcinogenesis

Gencosmanoglu R., Bugra D., Bulut T., Yamaner S., Cevikbas U., Bilir A.

SURGERY TODAY, vol.32, no.3, pp.249-256, 2002 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s005950200029
  • Journal Name: SURGERY TODAY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.249-256
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose. This study was conducted to investigate the effect of octreotide on colorectal carcinogenesis by administering octreotide either alone or combined with polyglactin, which is a well-known suture material, on chemically induced colorectal cancer development in rats.