An easy technique for laparoscopic placement of Seprafilm.

  title={An easy technique for laparoscopic placement of Seprafilm.},
  author={Michael V Ortiz and Ziad T. Awad},
  journal={Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques},
  volume={19 5},
The use of antiadhesive sheets has greatly reduced the number of postoperative adhesions after abdominal surgery. A major problem is that these sheets are difficult to deliver into the peritoneal cavity because they are not malleable and easily stick when wet. This article describes a simple technique for administering Seprafilm sheets onto the abdominal viscera after laparoscopic surgery. The Seprafilm sheets are dissolved before the end of surgery in warm normal saline and the solution is… CONTINUE READING