Epidermal growth factor stimulates the recovery of glucose absorption after small bowel transplantation.

@article{Kato1998EpidermalGF,
  title={Epidermal growth factor stimulates the recovery of glucose absorption after small bowel transplantation.},
  author={Yasunori Kato and Yoshihiro Hamada and Seiji Ito and Tadayoshi Okumura and Koshiro Hioki},
  journal={The Journal of surgical research},
  year={1998},
  volume={80 2},
  pages={315-9}
}
Epidermal growth factor (EGF) has been reported to enhance adaptation in damaged intestines following massive intestinal resection. Studies were performed to determine whether EGF influences the recovery of intestinal function after small bowel transplantation in rats. Recipient Lewis rats underwent resection of the distal 80% of the small bowel, which was… CONTINUE READING