Short and long-term effects of bacterial translocation due to obstructive jaundice on liver damage

Sakrak O., Akpinar M., Bedirli A., Akyurek N., Aritas Y.

HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.50, no.53, pp.1542-1546, 2003 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 53
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1542-1546
  • Keywords: obstructive jaundice, bacterial translocation, liver damage, BILIARY OBSTRUCTION, IMMUNE FUNCTION, KUPFFER CELL, BILE-DUCT, RAT, CHOLESTASIS, DYSFUNCTION, ENDOTOXIN, FAILURE
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background/Aims:. The present study was conducted to determine if obstructive jaundice promotes bacterial. translocation and to evaluate the changes in hepatic histopathology in patients with benign biliary obstruction.