The effect on survival of thoracic duct ligation in experimental peritonitis


Aydin M., Guler O., Yigit M., Ugras S., Bozkurt H.

HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.46, no.25, pp.308-311, 1999 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 25
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Journal Name: HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.308-311
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: No

Abstract

BACKGROUND/AIMS: It has been shown that systemic bacteremia and endotoxemia in peritonitis is mainly related to lymphatic transport via the thoracic duct. This study was performed to investigate the effect on mortality of thoracic duct ligation in experimental peritonitis.