The effect of corticosteroids and pentoxifylline in caustic esophageal burns. A prospective trial in rats.

@article{akmak1997TheEO,
  title={The effect of corticosteroids and pentoxifylline in caustic esophageal burns. A prospective trial in rats.},
  author={Murat Çakmak and Ali Nayci and Nurten Renda and Selim Erekul and Haluk I G{\"o}kçora and Selçuk Y{\"u}cesan},
  journal={International surgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={82 4},
  pages={371-5}
}
BACKGROUND Caustic Esophageal Burns (CEB) usually results in scatritial tissue and stricture formation. Management requires preventing the massive inflammatory process that ensues in its early phase and decreasing bacterial complications. METHODS An animal model was created to investigate the effect of corticosteroids and pentoxifylline in CEB using 52… CONTINUE READING