Polymer membrane covering of eviscerated bowel in neonate.


When a siliconized nylon pouch prematurely separates leaving incompletely covered bowel, a difficult if not urgent problem develops. To reapply a new pouch is to invite infection and further separation. In two such instances, we have applied a new polymer membrane to the dome of bowel partly covered with some granulations. This method avoids further… (More)


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@article{Ein1980PolymerMC, title={Polymer membrane covering of eviscerated bowel in neonate.}, author={Sigmund Hirsch Ein and Barry Shandling}, journal={Archives of surgery}, year={1980}, volume={115 6}, pages={781-2} }