Escin: Inhibiting Inflammation and Promoting Gastrointestinal Transit to Attenuate Formation of Postoperative Adhesions

@article{Fu2005EscinII,
  title={Escin: Inhibiting Inflammation and Promoting Gastrointestinal Transit to Attenuate Formation of Postoperative Adhesions},
  author={PhD Fenghua Fu and Yuezhi Hou and MS WanglinJiang and Ronghua Wang and Ke Hui Liu},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={29},
  pages={1614-1620}
}
Postoperative peritoneal adhesions are common, serious complications of general abdominal and gynecologic surgery that can lead to chronic abdominal pain, intestinal obstruction, and infertility. As yet, there are no ideal drugs that may be prescribed for patients to prevent adhesion formation effectively. In this study the effects of escin, a natural drug, on the various steps of adhesion formation were investigated. The effects of escin on increased vascular permeability induced by acetic… CONTINUE READING
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