Preliminary study of efficacy of hyaluronic acid on caustic esophageal burns in an experimental rat model


Cevik M., Demir T., Karadag C. A. , Ketani M. A. , Celik H., Kaplan D. S. , ...More

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, vol.48, no.4, pp.716-723, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.08.015
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.716-723
  • Keywords: Caustic esophageal burn, Hyaluronic acid, Rat, Sodium hydroxide, Stricture, Treatment, MITOMYCIN-C, INJURY, CHILDREN, THERAPY
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background: The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of hyaluronic acid on the prevention of esophageal damage and stricture formation after experimental caustic (alkaline) esophageal injury in rats.