Nutritional effects of the serial transverse enteroplasty procedure in experimental short bowel syndrome

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Tatsuru Kaji, Hiroaki Tanaka, Laurie E Wallace, Dragan Kravarusic, Jens Juul Holst, David L Sigalet

The serial transverse enteroplasty (STEP) procedure appears beneficial clinically, but the mechanism(s) underlying these effects remains unclear. The present study evaluated the nutritional, hormonal, and morphologic effects of the STEP procedure in a rodent model of short bowel syndrome.
Original languageEnglish
Book seriesEuropean Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Supplement
Issue number8
Pages (from-to)1552-9
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2009

    Research areas

  • Adaptation, Physiological, Anastomosis, Surgical, Animals, Apoptosis, Digestive System Surgical Procedures, Disease Models, Animal, Glucagon-Like Peptide 2, Intestinal Absorption, Postprandial Period, RNA, Messenger, Random Allocation, Rats, Rats, Sprague-Dawley, Receptors, Glucagon, Short Bowel Syndrome, Weight Gain

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