Octreotide prevents postoperative adhesion formation by suppressing peritoneal myeloperoxidase activity

Alatas E., Gunal O., Alatas O., Colak O.

HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.47, no.34, pp.1034-1036, 2000 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 34
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1034-1036
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background/Aims: Despite a great deal of effort to prevent the adhesion formation, an ideal therapy or drug remains to be identified. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of octreotide on adhesion prevention and neutrophil infiltration.