Vesicourethral anastomosis with 2-octyl cyanoacrylate adhesive in an in vivo canine model.

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OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effectiveness of 2-octyl cyanoacrylate adhesive (OCA) in the formation of vesicourethral anastomoses. METHODS Open total prostatectomy was performed on 12 mongrel hounds. Of these, 8 had a vesicourethral anastomosis formed using OCA (4 with suture support and 4 sutureless). The remaining four anastomoses were conventionally… (More)

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