Effect of nifedipine on the healing of left colonic anastomoses in rats

Ugurlu L., Turan M., Canbay E., Elagoz S., Sen M.

SURGERY TODAY, cilt.33, sa.12, ss.902-908, 2003 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 33 Konu: 12
  • Basım Tarihi: 2003
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00595-003-2633-0
  • Dergi Adı: SURGERY TODAY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.902-908


Purpose Ca2+ channel blockers inhibit collagenase production and have a vasodilatatory effect. They also restrict the formation of ischemia-reperfusion induced free oxygen radicals. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of nifedipine on the healing of colonic anastomoses in a rat model.