Brief Article
Copyright ©2010 Baishideng.
World J Gastroenterol. Apr 28, 2010; 16(16): 2023-2027
Published online Apr 28, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i16.2023
Figure 1
Figure 1 Acellular dermal matrix. A: Segments of the small intestine; B: Segments of acellular dermal matrix; C, D: Hematoxylin and eosin–stained histological photomicrography showed that all the cellular elements of the small intestine have been removed (C: × 100, D: × 400)
Figure 2
Figure 2 Surgical procedures. a: ADM; arrow: Side-to-side anastomosis.
Figure 3
Figure 3 Postoperative gross specimen. A: ADM has been absorbed completely (a: Blind-ended pouch); B: The graft was shrinking (arrow: The ADM material).
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Figure 4 Histological photomicrography of postoperative ADM. Focal fibrinoid necroses and infiltration of a large amount of neutrophils and leukomonocytes in the first week (HE stain, A: × 100, B: × 400); a further development of the inflammation in the second week (HE stain, C: × 100, D: × 400).
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Figure 5 Structures of the ADM were contorted in the narrow-ring. A: × 100; B: × 200; C: Transmission electron microscopy, × 20 000; a: Fibroblast; D: Immunocytochemical stain with smooth muscle actin showed smooth muscle cells in the narrow-ring.