Effect of medical treatment on histological findings in rabbits with acute appendicitis
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CitationŞimşek, G., Sevinç, B., Ünlü, Y., Hasırcı, I., Kurku, H., Karahan, O. (2016). Effect of medical treatment on histological findings in rabbits with acute appendicitis. Ulusal Travma Ve Acil Cerrahi Dergisi = Turkish Journal of Trauma & Emergency Surgery : Tjtes, 22, 6, 516-520.
BACKGROUND: Acute appendicitis (AA) is the most common reason for abdominal surgery in the world. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of medical treatment on histological findings in rabbits with AA.METHODS: Twenty-one male New Zealand rabbits were divided into 3 groups: appendix ligation and medical treatment, appendix ligation and no treatment, and control group, which underwent only laparotomy.RESULTS: In appendix ligation without treatment group, AA findings were much more severe.CONCLUSION: Medical treatment reduced inflammation of AA.
SourceUlusal Travma ve Acil Cerrahi Dergisi