Intestinal Endotoxins as Co-Factors of Liver Injury in Obstructive Jaundice

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Menteş, B. Bülent; Tatlicioğlu, Ertan; Akyol, Gülen; Uluoğlu, Ömer; Sultan, Nedim; Yilmaz, Erdal; Çelebi, Murat; Taneri, Ferit; Ferahköşe, Zafer;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: HPB Surgery,volume 9,issue 2,pages61-69 (issn: 0894-8569, eissn: 1607-8462)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC2443066, doi: 10.1155/1996/75037
  • Subject: Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | Research Article | RC799-869 | RD1-811 | Surgery
    mesheuropmc: digestive system | digestive system diseases

The concept of endotoxin-mediated rather than direct liver injury in biliary obsruction was investigated using the experimental rat model of bile duct ligation (BDL) and small bowel bacterial overgrowth (SBBO). Small identical doses of intravenous endotoxin (bacterial L... View more
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