Effect of pentoxifylline on the healing of ischemic colorectal anastomoses.

@article{ParraMembrves2007EffectOP,
  title={Effect of pentoxifylline on the healing of ischemic colorectal anastomoses.},
  author={Pablo Parra-Membr{\'i}ves and Virgilio Ruiz-Luque and Carlos Escudero-Sever{\'i}n and Jos{\'e} Aguilar-Luque and Virginia M{\'e}ndez-Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2007},
  volume={50 3},
  pages={369-75}
}
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of pentoxifylline on the healing of experimental ischemic colorectal anastomoses. METHODS Ninety-three Wistar rats were randomized into three groups (n = 31) and underwent resection of a colonic segment at the colorectal junction. Group A rats received standard end-to-end anastomoses. Ischemic anastomoses were performed in Groups B and C rats by coagulating mesocolon vessels 2 cm along each anastomotic end. Group C rats were treated… CONTINUE READING

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