The effectiveness of local anesthetics in preventing postoperative adhesions in rat models


Ozturk E., Yilmazlar A., Berhuni S., Yilmazlar T.

TECHNIQUES IN COLOPROCTOLOGY, vol.14, no.4, pp.337-340, 2010 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10151-010-0644-6
  • Journal Name: TECHNIQUES IN COLOPROCTOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.337-340

Abstract

Intra-abdominal adhesions are fibrous bands that develop after abdominal surgery or inflammation and cause significant surgical morbidity and mortality. In this study, the effectiveness of lidocaine, prilocaine and bupivacaine in preventing experimental intra-abdominal adhesions in rats was studied.