JOURNAL OF HEPATO-BILIARY-PANCREATIC SURGERY, vol.16, no.4, pp.546-551, 2009 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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JOURNAL OF HEPATO-BILIARY-PANCREATIC SURGERY
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Intestinal anastomotic healing is a complex procedure in which several mediators and cytokines play roles. Calcitonin gene-related peptide is an important neuropeptide in inflammation. In this study we aimed to investigate the effect of calcitonin gene-related peptide on healing of intestinal anastomosis in rats with obstructive jaundice.