Comparison of bipolar electrosurgical devices with ligatures and endoclips in the rat appendicitis model


Elemen L., YAZIR Y. , AKAY M. A. , Boyacioglu Z., Ceyran B., Ceylan S.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, vol.46, no.10, pp.1923-1929, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2011.04.062
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1923-1929

Abstract

Purpose: The aim of this study is to compare bipolar radiofrequency-driven vessel sealer, bipolar electrocautery, polyglactin 910 sutures, and endoclips in appendiceal stump closure with respect to operative time, appendiceal stump strength, and inflammation in a rat appendiceal model.