Effects of temporary vascular occluder poloxamer 407 Gel on the endothelium


Gucu A., Cavusoglu I., Eris C., Toktas F., Goncu T., Ozyazicioglu A.

JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY, vol.8, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1749-8090-8-16
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY

Abstract

Background: Coronary occlusion techniques during OPCAB may lead to an endothelial damage to the target vessel. The adverse effects of these techniques are well-known, and researches have been trying to find out new materials to occlude the coronary artery without an endothelial damage. In the present study, we investigate to the endothelial damage in the rat aorta which is occluded by Poloxamer 407 gel.