Humans, Mice, and Mechanisms of Intestinal Atresias: A Window into Understanding Early Intestinal Development

@article{Nichol2010HumansMA,
  title={Humans, Mice, and Mechanisms of Intestinal Atresias: A Window into Understanding Early Intestinal Development},
  author={Peter F. Nichol and Amy L Reeder and Robert A Botham},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={15},
  pages={694-700}
}
Intestinal atresias have long been hypothesized to result from either failure of recanalization of the intestinal lumen or in utero vascular accidents. Recent work in animal models is now calling for a reassessment of these widely held paradigms. In this review, we will examine the data that led to the original hypotheses and then evaluate more recent work… CONTINUE READING