Splanchnic Vasoregulation After Major Abdominal Surgery in Pigs

Abstract

Unrecognized reduction of blood supply to intestinal organs is associated with significant postoperative morbidity in abdominal surgery. The aim of this study was to determine whether—in the absence of hypovolemia—intestinal hypoperfusion as a result of blood flow redistribution occurs after abdominal surgery. Standardized operative trauma was induced in 14… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-010-0560-y

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