Electrocautery for cutaneous flap creation during thyroidectomy: a randomised, controlled study


Barbaros U., Erbil Y., Aksakal N. , Citlak G., Issever H. , Bozbora A., ...Daha Fazla

JOURNAL OF LARYNGOLOGY AND OTOLOGY, cilt.122, ss.1343-1348, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 122 Konu: 12
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1017/s0022215108001734
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF LARYNGOLOGY AND OTOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1343-1348

Özet

Background: Although electrocautery has been used widely in surgery, the fear of delayed wound healing and infection persists. We aimed to evaluate the risk factors for wound complications and the rate of wound complications, comparing the use of electrocautery or scissors in cutaneous flap creation during thyroidectomy.