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Background: Postoperative pancreatitis is a rare but devastating complication after esophageal surgery. It has been described in connection with abdominal surgery but the etiology in connection with esophageal surgery has never been evaluated. The present study describes 4 cases of postoperative pancreatitis, and a hypothesis about the etiology is formed.(More)
Thirty 8-week-old male Wistar rats were randomly allocated into three groups of 10 rats each. A 5-mm defect in the left parietal bone was made in each rat. In the defects of the first group of rats, no implant was used (control group). In the second group, polyorthoester membranes were placed in the defects without active substance. In the third group,(More)
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