Liver retraction using n-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate glue during single-incision laparoscopic upper abdominal surgery.

@article{Wu2014LiverRU,
  title={Liver retraction using n-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate glue during single-incision laparoscopic upper abdominal surgery.},
  author={Shuodong Wu and Hong-Xia Yu and Yu-ting Fan and Jun Kong and Xiaopeng Yu},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={101 5},
  pages={546-9}
}
BACKGROUND Liver retraction is critical in single-incision laparoscopic upper abdominal surgery. Several techniques have been reported. Some need an additional port, whereas others are complicated and time-consuming. METHODS n-Butyl-2-cyanoacrylate (NBCA) glue was applied to bond the left lateral lobe of the liver to the diaphragm in different single-incision laparoscopic upper abdominal procedures. Liver adhesion time and duration of operation were recorded, and preoperative and… CONTINUE READING