Thursday, December 04, 2008

Honey Helps Prevent Postoperative Adhesions

Administration of Honey to Prevent Peritoneal Adhesions in a Rat Peritonitis Model
International Journal of Surgery, Article in Press

Aim: We investigated the effects of intraperitoneal honey on the development of postoperative intra-abdominal adhesions and oxidative stress in a model of bacterial peritonitis…

Conclusions: Intraperitoneal honey decreased the formation of postoperative intra-abdominal adhesions without compromising wound healing in this bacterial peritonitis rat model. Honey also decreased the oxidative stress during peritonitis.

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