Experimental hypertrophy of myenteric neurones in the pig: a morphometric study.


Muscular hypertrophy in the ileum of two pigs aged 6 weeks was induced using two different surgical techniques, narrowing of the gut circumference (mechanical stenosis) and segmental reversal of an ileal loop which results in a persistent antiperistalsis of that segment (functional stenosis). These pigs were sacrificed 5-6 weeks postoperatively. Cross… (More)


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