Combined use of barrier methods to prevent pericardial adhesions: Is it always better?


Korun O. , Alpat S. , Onder S., DOĞAN R. , Pasaoglu I. , DEMİRCİN M. , ...More

TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.25, no.3, pp.425-432, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2017.13955
  • Title of Journal : TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.425-432

Abstract

Background: This study aims to investigate the effects of combined and individual use of pericardial closure, expanded polytetrafluoroethylene membrane and resorbable adhesion barrier (REPEL-CV (R)) on pericardial adhesions on a rabbit model.