Prevention of Pleural Adhesions Using a Membrane Containing Polyethylene Glycol in Rats


KARACAM V. , Onen A., Sanli A., Gurel D., Kargi A., Karapolat S., ...Daha Fazla

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.8, ss.380-386, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 8 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.7150/ijms.8.380
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.380-386

Özet

Background: Recurrent thoracotomies regardless of the cause are not a rare occurrence. However, each thoracotomy results in adhesion to some extent. This adhesions increase morbidity and mortality presents a significant inconvenience for surgeons and prolongs the length of operations.