Effects of seprafilm and heparin in combination on intra-abdominal adhesions.

  title={Effects of seprafilm and heparin in combination on intra-abdominal adhesions.},
  author={Levent Kaptanoğlu and Hasan Fehmi Kucuk and A. Yegenoglu and Huseyin Uzun and Mehmet Bilgin Eser and Cengiz Menteş and Necmi Kurt},
  journal={European surgical research. Europaische chirurgische Forschung. Recherches chirurgicales europeennes},
  volume={41 2},
AIM Postoperative intra-abdominal adhesion formation is a significant cause of morbidity. The aim of this study was to assess the effects of heparin and Seprafilm, which is considered the gold standard, on the prevention of intra-abdominal adhesions. METHOD Four groups consisting of 25 rats each were formed. Cecal abrasion was performed in all animals. Group 1 was the control group with no treatment; in group 2, heparin was applied intraperitoneally; in group 3, Seprafilm was used underneath… CONTINUE READING
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