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 Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.308-311
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: No


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.