Basic Research
Copyright ©2006 Baishideng Publishing Group Co.
World J Gastroenterol. Sep 21, 2006; 12(35): 5668-5673
Published online Sep 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i35.5668
Figure 1
Figure 1 Typical forces applied on a standard specimen.
Figure 2
Figure 2 The application of hydraulic pressure creating a two-dimensional stress field.
Figure 3
Figure 3 The gripping system consisting of a pair of light metallic pins. The grooves at which the intestine is gripped are indicated by the arrows.
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Figure 4 Load versus time and displacement diagrams for characteristic tests. A: Load versus displacement for a typical test of the preliminary series; B: Load versus time using intact specimens from healthy rats; C: Load versus time using specimens from healthy rats after colonic anastomosis; D: Load versus time using specimens from non-healthy rats after colonic anastomosis.