Skin closures using cyanoacrylate tissue adhesives. Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation DATA Committee. Device and Technique Assessment.

@article{Penoff1999SkinCU,
  title={Skin closures using cyanoacrylate tissue adhesives. Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation DATA Committee. Device and Technique Assessment.},
  author={J H Penoff},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={103 2},
  pages={730-1}
}
  • J H Penoff
  • Published 1999 in Plastic and reconstructive surgery
Studies have been done and approval is soon possible from the FDA for an octylcyanoacrylate tissue glue for closure of lacerations of incisions. This is a newer-generation cyanoacrylate that improves on the butylcyanoacrylates currently in use in Canada and other countries but not approved by the FDA. It is a pliable, waterproof, film adhesive that can be applied to a laceration and left in place until it disintegrates in 7 to 14 days. It is safe and effective and represents an improvement over… CONTINUE READING