Internal vacuum-assisted closure device in the swine model of severe liver injury

@inproceedings{Everett2012InternalVC,
  title={Internal vacuum-assisted closure device in the swine model of severe liver injury},
  author={Christopher B Everett and Bruce W Thomas and Michael M Moncure},
  booktitle={World journal of emergency surgery : WJES},
  year={2012}
}
UNLABELLED OBJECTIVES The authors present a novel approach to nonresectional therapy in major hepatic trauma utilizing intraabdominal perihepatic vacuum assisted closure (VAC) therapy in the porcine model of Grade V liver injury. METHODS A Grade V injury was created in the right lobe of the liver in a healthy pig. A Pringle maneuver was applied (4.5… CONTINUE READING