Effects of 5-fluorouracil and zinc on healing of colonic anastomoses in rabbits


Tumer A. R. , Kama N., Tumer L., Reis E., Muftuoglu S.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.165, no.4, pp.369-377, 1999 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 165 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/110241599750006929
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.369-377

Abstract

Objective: To find out if 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) given intraperitoneally to rabbits impaired the healing of colonic anastomoses, and whether giving zinc might reverse the effect.