Bioassay of cyanoacrylate tissue adhesives used for intraperitoneal mesh fixation.

AIMS This study examines the intraperitoneal behavior of two cyanoacrylate tissue adhesives: Ifabond® and a new, non-marketed octyl cyanoacrylate adhesive (OCA) used for the intraperitoneal fixation of a laminar expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) mesh. MATERIAL AND METHODS In 36 New Zealand White rabbits, 3 × 3 cm (n = 24) or 1.5 × 3 cm (n = 12… CONTINUE READING