Effects of ileum transplantation and chronic rejection on absorption and synthesis of cholesterol in pigs

@article{Pakarinen2003EffectsOI,
  title={Effects of ileum transplantation and chronic rejection on absorption and synthesis of cholesterol in pigs},
  author={Mikko Petteri Pakarinen and Pekka Kuusanm{\"a}ki and Jouni Lauronen and Timo Paavonen and Jorma Halttunen},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
  year={2003},
  volume={19},
  pages={656-661}
}
We investigated the effects of ileum allotransplantation and chronic graft rejection on the synthesis and absorption of cholesterol. Twenty pigs underwent intestinal transection or ileum transplantation, in which the distal half of the jejunoileum was replaced with an ileal autograft or allograft. Conventional triple therapy with cyclosporine (10 mg/kg per… CONTINUE READING