[Adhesion prophylaxis: treatment with tube splints (author's transl)].

  title={[Adhesion prophylaxis: treatment with tube splints (author's transl)].},
  author={H V Richter},
  journal={Langenbecks Archiv fur Chirurgie},
  • H V Richter
  • Published 1978 in Langenbecks Archiv fur Chirurgie
One of the stated goals of the abdominal surgeon is to find a sure prophylaxis for the threat of ileus due to adhesions. The numerous conservative methods, such as intra-abdominal dispensing of campher oil, olive oil, etc., are viewed in relation to the operative procedures of small intestine plication according to Nobel and mesenteric plication according to Child. Both operations, however, are accompanied by numerous complications. Inner intestinal splints with long tubes have proved… CONTINUE READING