The ideal tissue adhesive in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.

@article{Ellis1990TheIT,
  title={The ideal tissue adhesive in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.},
  author={David A F Ellis and Ayaz Shaikh},
  journal={The Journal of otolaryngology},
  year={1990},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={68-72}
}
In this paper we have reviewed cutaneous wound closure in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery using two different tissue adhesives: (1) Fibrin glue (Tisseel), and (2) N-butyl-2-Cyanoacrylate (Histoacryl Blue). Fibrin glue was used on 23 patients: eight lower blepharoplasties, eight hemi-facelifts, five mid browlifts and seven facial reconstructive procedures. Histoacryl glue was used in 108 blepharoplasty incisions, 30 facelift incisions, 21 submental incisions for liposuction, and 19… CONTINUE READING