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Complete transection of sympathic and parasympathic nerves is an inevitable consequence of intestinal transplantation. The aim of this experiment was to study if extrinsic denervation alters the motor function of the graft. Ten large-white piglets were used. In Group 1 control (5 animals), a segment of distal ileum was isolated on its intact neurovascular(More)
Infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) die, because their lungs are hypoplastic and their pulmonary vascular resistance remains elevated after birth. In human newborns, it is difficult to appreciate the benefit of new therapeutic approaches, because the pathological findings are not uniform, the disease is rare and the clinical criteria for poor(More)
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