A new material to prevent urethral damage after implantation of artificial devices: an experimental study


OBJECTIVE To validate the application of the bacterial cellulose (BC) membrane as a protecting bar-rier to the urethra. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty female Wistar rats (four groups of 10): Group 1 (sham), the urethra was dissected as in previous groups and nothing applied around; Group 2, received a 0.7cm strip of the BC applied around the urethra just… (More)
DOI: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2016.0271


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