Is the use of cyanoacrylate in intestinal anastomosis a good and reliable alternative?


Elemen L., Sarimurat N., Ayik B., Aydin S., Uzun H.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, vol.44, pp.581-586, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2008.08.033
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.581-586

Abstract

Purpose: The present study aims to compare strength, healing, and operation time of experimental intestinal anastomoses performed by polyglactin 910 (Vicryl; Ethicon, Edinburgh, United Kingdom) sutures with ethyl-2-cyanoacrylate glue (Pattex; Henkel, Dusseldorf, Germany).