A prospective randomized trial comparing 2-octyl cyanoacrylate to conventional suturing in closure of laparoscopic cholecystectomy incisions.

@article{Jallali2004APR,
  title={A prospective randomized trial comparing 2-octyl cyanoacrylate to conventional suturing in closure of laparoscopic cholecystectomy incisions.},
  author={Navid Jallali and Amyn Haji and Christopher J E Watson},
  journal={Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A},
  year={2004},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={209-11}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare 2-octyl cyanoacrylate (Dermabond) with conventional suturing for closure of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) wounds in a prospective randomized controlled trial. SUBJECTS Twenty-five consecutive patients underwent LC at a teaching hospital in the United Kingdom. Patients were randomly allocated to have skin closed with 2-octyl cyanoacrylate or absorbable suture. METHODS Fifty-one wounds underwent skin closure with absorbable subcuticular suture (3/0 polydiaxanone) and… CONTINUE READING