Action of somatostatin analogue (octreotide) on experimental hepatic encephalopathy in rats.

Kapicioglu S., Savaskan H., Ozdemir F., Baki A., Kaynar K.

Hepato-gastroenterology, vol.47, no.34, pp.1060-2, 2000 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 34
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Journal Name: Hepato-gastroenterology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1060-2
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: No


Background/Aims: We investigated the effect of a somatostatin analogue (octreotide) on hepatic I encephalopathy in a rat model. Fulminant hepatic failure was induced by thioacetamide twice daily for 3 consecutive days.