Effect of recombinant human growth hormone on the intestinal structure of rats receiving bowel resection and parenteral nutrition.

Abstract

Recombinant human growth hormone (rHGH) can improve nitrogen balance and promotecell proliferation. Little is known about the relationship between rHGH and gastrointestinal mucosal structure and function after bowel resection and parenteral nutrition (PN). The aim of this study was to determine the effect of rHGH on bowel mucosal structure and barrier… (More)

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