Intrinsic myenteric denervation: a new model to increase the intestinal absorptive surface in short-bowel syndrome.

INTRODUCTION Short-bowel syndrome (SBS) is caused by resection of massive portions of the small intestine and is characterized by symptoms related to malabsorption, of which severe weight loss is the most apparent. Surgical treatments for SBS are not yet satisfactory. In rats, the myenteric denervation by benzalkonium chloride (BAC) leads to development of… CONTINUE READING



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