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Table 6 Ischemic damage of the small and large bowel in pigs exposed to IAH for 24 h

From: Influence of two different levels of intra-abdominal hypertension on bacterial translocation in a porcine model

Localization Control (C) IAP-15 IAP-30 P-value
(C vs. IAP-15)
(C vs. IAP-30)
Small bowel (Park score) 1 (1 to 2) 2 (1 to 4)a 4 (2 to 6)a 0.0001 0.0001
Large bowel (Park score) 1 (1 to 2) 1 (1 to 2)a 3 (2 to 5)a 0.0001 0.0001
  1. Ischemic bowel in pigs exposed to an IAH for 24 h according to the Park score (Table 1, [26]). aSignificantly different from control according to Mann-Whitney U test. IAP-15/IAP-30: animals exposed to an IAP of 15 mmHg or 30 mmHg, respectively (each group consisting of six animals).