Compensatory hypertrophy of the residual small intestine after partial enterectomy. A neurohumoral feedback?

  • Jérôme Laplace
  • Published 1980 in
    Annales de recherches veterinaires. Annals of…


Experiments were designed to test, using 76 pigs, 1) whether a humoral factor inducing compensatory hypertrophy is released after partial enterectomy or not, and 2) whether visceral sensitivity conducted to the central nervous system by the route of the vagus plays a role in the compensatory hypertrophy or not. Vascular parabiosis was established between… (More)


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