Effects of Melatonin Administration on Intestinal Adaptive Response After Massive Bowel Resection in Rats


This study evaluates whether melatonin can improve the structure of the small intestine and enhance adaptation in an experimental model of short bowel syndrome. Thirty Sprague–Dawley rats were divided randomly into three experimental groups of 10 animals each. In one group, only laparotomy was performed and these rats served as the sham-control group (G1… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10620-006-3134-y


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