Effect of electrolyzed strong acid water on peritoneal irrigation of experimental perforated peritonitis

  title={Effect of electrolyzed strong acid water on peritoneal irrigation of experimental perforated peritonitis},
  author={Akio Kubota and Keisuke Nose and Takeo Yonekura and Takuya Kosumi and Katsuji Yamauchi and Harumasa Oyanagi},
  journal={Surgery Today},
Electrolyzed strong acid water (ESAW) is generated by the electrolysis of a weak sodium chloride solution. Although ESAW is known to have a strong bactericidal activity and to be harmless to the living body, its effectiveness and safety in the treatment of perforated peritonitis has not been well established. Male Wistar rats were used for the study. Three hours after cecal ligation and puncture, the cecum was resected and the peritoneal cavity was irrigated with 50 ml of saline (Group S, n=12… CONTINUE READING


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