Crystalloid infusion leads to inflammatory cell infiltration of the anastomosis and thus disturbs anastomotic healing

Birte Kulemann, Philipp Holzner, Simon Kuesters, Woiciech Konrad Karcz, Jodok Grüneberger, Sylvia Timme, Axel Zur Hausen, Olivia Sick, Ulrich Theodor Hopt, Jens Höppner & Goran Marjanovic
Introduction: Stability of small bowel anastomoses significantly depends on the amount (Marjanovic et al., Ann Surg 2009) and on the type (Marjanovic et al, IJCD 2010) of the infused solution. For further examination, we assessed the process of cellular infiltration of the anastomosis depending on the[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]