Effects of chitosan on healing and strength of colonic anastomosis in rats


Citgez B., Cengiz A. N. , Akgun I., Uludag M., Yetkin G., Bahat N., ...More

ACTA CIRURGICA BRASILEIRA, vol.27, no.10, pp.707-712, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1590/s0102-86502012001000007
  • Title of Journal : ACTA CIRURGICA BRASILEIRA
  • Page Numbers: pp.707-712

Abstract

PURPOSE: To investigate whether chitosan application over colonic anastomosis line, provide reinforcement, and subsequently improve anastomotic healing.