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PURPOSE: Ileocecal intussusception is a relatively common surgical emergency in infants and young children. The etiology of intussusception is not clearly understood. Nitric oxide (NO) is a major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the enteric nervous system, which causes relaxation of the smooth muscles. In a lipopolysaccharide-induced experimental model of intussusception, altered more...
nitrergic innervation of the ileocecal valve; intussusception
Republic of Ireland
J Pediatr Surg, Vol: 42 Page: 1515-9 September 2007
T. Cserni; S. Paran; P. Puri