Effect of melatonin in the prevention of post-operative adhesion formation in a rat uterine horn adhesion model.

@article{Ozelik2003EffectOM,
  title={Effect of melatonin in the prevention of post-operative adhesion formation in a rat uterine horn adhesion model.},
  author={Bulent Ozçelik and Ibrahim Serdar Serin and Mustafa Başbuğ and Semih Zeki Uludag and Figen Narin and Mehmet Tayyar},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2003},
  volume={18 8},
  pages={1703-6}
}
BACKGROUND Our main aim was to investigate the effects of melatonin (ME), possibly the most powerful free-radical scavenger, on the prevention of i.p. adhesion formation in rat uterine horn. Our secondary aim was to determine whether different methods of administration of ME were beneficial. METHODS Animals were randomly assigned into seven groups, each consisting of 13 rats. Measured serosal injury was created using a standard technique. While control and two sham groups were not given ME… CONTINUE READING

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