The effect of tissue adhesive, octyl-cyanoacrylate, on the healing of experimental high-risk and normal colonic anastomoses


Nursal T., Anarat M., Bircan S., Yildirim S., Tarim A., Haberal M.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.187, no.1, pp.28-32, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 187 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2003.02.007
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.28-32

Abstract

Background: Tissue adhesives may be advantageous over sutures in colonic anastomoses because they do not result in potentially dangerous tight tissue approximation.