Table 1

Comparison of the occurrence of adhesion, adhesion score and breaking strength of incision between control (A) and treated groups (B, C, D).

Group (s)

Occurrence of adhesion

Adhesion score

Breaking strength of incision(unit: g)


Postsurgical

day 7

Postsurgical

day14

Postsurgical

day 7

Postsurgical

day14

Postsurgical

day 7

Postsurgical

day14


Control

(A)

100%

100%

7.625 ± 2.92

9.25 ± 1.91

245.1 ± 16.51

323.13 ± 43.77


Dextran

(B)

48%

80%

2.9 ± 1.19*

4.625 ± 2.92

100.6 ± 20.02*

190.45 ± 38.33*


SH

(C)

56%

80%

3.5 ± 1.6*

5.25 ± 1.91

115.0 ± 15.5*

183.6 ± 20.0*


Penicillamine

(D)

40%

48%

2.7 ± 3.19*

2.5 ± 1.82*

198.0 ± 12.35

287.8 ± 11.09


(* means p < 0.05, compared to control level)

Zhang et al. BMC Surgery 2011 11:5   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-11-5

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