Effect of fibrin glue on lymphatic drainage and on drain removal time after modified radical mastectomy: a prospective randomized study.

@article{Ulusoy2003EffectOF,
  title={Effect of fibrin glue on lymphatic drainage and on drain removal time after modified radical mastectomy: a prospective randomized study.},
  author={Ali Naki Ulusoy and Cafer Polat and Muhlise Alvur and Bedri Kandemir and Feridun Bulut},
  journal={The breast journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={9 5},
  pages={393-6}
}
Seroma formation is a frequently occurring complication in patients operated on because of breast cancer. This complication can be the cause of flap necrosis, can lead to infection, and can prolong the hospital stay. It can also cause a delay in chemotherapy and radiotherapy. In order to prevent seroma formation, various methods such as external compression dressings, immobilization of the arm, sclerotherapy, and suction drainage have been used, without much success. In animal models and some… CONTINUE READING

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