The optimal starting time of postoperative intraperitoneal mitomycin-C therapy with preserved intestinal wound healing


UZUNKOY A., BOLUKBAS C., HOROZ M., BOLUKBAS F., Kocyigit A.

BMC CANCER, vol.5, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1471-2407-5-31
  • Title of Journal : BMC CANCER

Abstract

Background: There is controversy about the effect of the timing of intraperitoneal administration of chemotherapeutic agents on the healing of intestinal anastomosis. We have investigated the effect on intestinal wound healing of mitomycin-C administered at different times post-operatively.