The use of Gore Bio-A in the management of the open abdomen.

@article{Sutton2013TheUO,
  title={The use of Gore Bio-A in the management of the open abdomen.},
  author={Paul Sutton and Jonathan P. Evans and Sheik Uzair and Joseph V Varghese},
  journal={BMJ case reports},
  year={2013},
  volume={2013}
}
Non-permanent, non-woven options for the closure of an open abdomen have previously been limited to biologics such as Permacol or Strattice. Gore Bio-A is constructed from biocompatible synthetic fibres, the use of which has only been described in the repair of inguinal hernia, hiatal hernia and fistula-in-ano. A 60-year-old male underwent emergency laparotomy, partial gastrectomy and formation of a feeding jejunostomy for a strangulated and perforated intrathoracic hiatus hernia. His abdominal… CONTINUE READING

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