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Table 3 Evaluation of peritoneal adhesions in the rat model

From: Prevention of post-surgical abdominal adhesions by a novel biodegradable thermosensitive PECE hydrogel.

  Control
(n = 12)
PECE (15 wt%)
(n = 12)
PECE (25 wt%)
(n = 12)
PECE (35 wt%)
(n = 12)
Adhesions Frequency Percentage Frequency Percentage Frequency Percentage Frequency Percentage
Score 4 12 100 6 50 0 0 0 0
Score 3 0 0 1 8.3 0 0 0 0
Score 2 0 0 0 0 2 16.7 1 8.3
Score 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Score 0 0 0 5 41.7 10 83.3 11 91.7