Effect of growth hormone treatment on the healing of left colonic anastomoses in protein-malnourished rats.

Karahasanoglu T. , Altinli E., Hamzaoglu İ. H. , Paksoy M., Yesildere T., Alemdaroglu K.

The British journal of surgery, cilt.85, sa.7, ss.931-3, 1998 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 85 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 1998
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.1998.00696.x
  • Dergi Adı: The British journal of surgery
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.931-3


Background Malnutrition is known to affect wound healing but it is not known with certainty whether or not postoperative hyperalimentation can reverse this defect. The present study was designed to examine the effects of recombinant human growth hormone (hGH) on left colonic anastomoses in malnourished rats.