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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 25
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Title of Journal : HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.308-311

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.