Octylcyanoacrylate Skin Closure in Laparoscopy

  title={Octylcyanoacrylate Skin Closure in Laparoscopy},
  author={Michael J. Sebesta and Jay T. Bishoff},
  booktitle={Journal of endourology},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Octylcyanoacrylate (Dermabond) is a tissue "glue" useful in closing surgical skin incisions. We compared skin octylcyanoacrylate with subcuticular skin sutures to close laparoscopic trocar sites. PATIENTS AND METHODS A randomized double-armed study was performed with 59 patients in whom 228 trocar sites were closed. Twenty-nine patients underwent subcuticular closure with 4-0 absorbable suture, and thirty patients received closure with octylcyanoacrylate in accordance… CONTINUE READING