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Title: Novel method for studying postoperative ileus in mice
Authors: van Bree, Sjoerd Hw
Nemethova, Andrea
van Bovenkamp, Fleur S
Gomez Pinilla, Pedro J
Elbers, L
Di Giovangiulio, Martina
Matteoli, Gianluca
van Vliet, Jan
Cailotto, Cathy
Tanck, Michael Wt
Boeckxstaens, Guy # ×
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: E-Century Publishing Corporation
Series Title: International Journal of Physiology, Pathophysiology and Pharmacology vol:4 issue:4 pages:219-27
Abstract: Postoperative ileus (POI) is characterized by a transient inhibition of coordinated motility of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract after abdominal surgery and leads to increased morbidity and prolonged hospitalization. Currently, intestinal manipulation of the intestine is widely used as a preclinical model of POI. The technique used to manipulate the intestine is however highly variable and difficult to standardize, leading to large variations and inconsistent findings between different investigators. Therefore, we developed a device by which a fixed and adjustable pressure can be applied during intestinal manipulation.
ISSN: 1944-8171
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Translational Research in GastroIntestinal Disorders
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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