Published in Surgery Litigation and Law Weekly, June 11th, 2004
I/R injury is "one of the factors determining tissue survival in replantation and transplantation surgery," surgeons in Germany explained. "However, more than 20 methods have been used to evaluate I/R injury in muscle."
S.P. Baumeister and colleagues at the BG Trauma Center in Ludwigshafen conducted a study "to examine I/R injury in muscle tissue in a model of composite tissue allotransplantation (rat hindlimb transplantation), based on the analyses of six parameters: nitroblue tetrazolium staining (NBT); histology of the anterior tibial...
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