Gerrit Bäumer

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BACKGROUND An established intra-abdominal infection as in perforated diverticulitis is considered to contribute to anastomotic healing impairment. Since microvascular dysfunction in sepsis is known to be due to organ failure, the influence of inflammation on the anastomotic microcirculation needs further investigation. MATERIAL AND METHODS Sixty BALB/c(More)
BACKGROUND Intra-abdominal infections are considered a contributing factor to the impairment of anastomotic healing in patients undergoing surgical procedures of digestive system. Antithrombin (ATIII) is known to improve the microcirculation in sepsis. We hypothesized that it may also positively influence the healing of the colon anastomoses under(More)
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