Evaluation of omental inflammatory response with P-/E-selectin levels and histopathologic findings in experimental model.

Aslan M. K., Boybeyi Ö., Soyer T., Senyucel M. F., Ayva S., Kisa U., ...More

Journal of pediatric surgery, vol.47, no.11, pp.2050-4, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.06.024
  • Journal Name: Journal of pediatric surgery
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2050-4
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: No


Aim: The omentum plays a crucial role in abdominal defense mechanism by adhering to sites of inflammation and absorbing bacteria and debris from the peritoneal cavity. An experimental study was conducted to evaluate the inflammatory response of omentum in different abdominal events with omental P-/E-selectin levels and histopathologic findings.