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Surgical management of short bowel syndrome by construction of an isoperistaltic intestinal valve: an experimental study in dogs.
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PMID:  10494649     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: To develop of an isoperistaltic invaginated valve for the treatment of short bowel syndrome. DESIGN: Randomised experimental study SETTING: University Hospital, Greece MATERIAL: 8 mongrel dogs INTERVENTION: 90% resection of the small bowel, followed by construction of an invaginated valve one month later. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: weight loss, fat excretion in the faeces, radiographic and histological examination of the valve, pressure curve along the valve. RESULTS: Weight loss and steatorrhoea were reversed over a period of 2-3 months without evidence of intestinal obstruction in any of the animals. CONCLUSIONS: The construction of an isoperistaltic invaginated valve could be a solution to the management of the short gut syndrome.
T Papaziogas; A Tassiopoulos; B Papaziogas; S Koutsias; A Alexandrakis; D Sakellaridis; N Galanis
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The European journal of surgery = Acta chirurgica     Volume:  165     ISSN:  1102-4151     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Surg     Publication Date:  1999 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-10-22     Completed Date:  1999-10-22     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9105264     Medline TA:  Eur J Surg     Country:  NORWAY    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  796-800     Citation Subset:  IM    
Second Surgical Clinic, Aristoteles University of Thessaloniki, G. Gennimatas Hospital, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Digestive System Surgical Procedures / methods
Feces / chemistry
Follow-Up Studies
Gastrointestinal Transit
Ileocecal Valve / surgery*
Lipids / analysis
Short Bowel Syndrome / physiopathology,  surgery*
Suture Techniques
Time Factors
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