To what extent is cyanoacrylate useful to prevent early wound infections in hernia surgery?

KARATEPE O., Öztürk A., Koculu S., Cagatay A. A. , KAMALI G., Aksoy M.

HERNIA, vol.12, no.6, pp.603-607, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10029-008-0391-z
  • Title of Journal : HERNIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.603-607


Background Prolene graft infection still occurs at an unacceptably high rate, despite many preventive measures with suggested effectiveness against infection. We assessed the efficacy of cyanoacrylate as a tissue adhesive and barrier against early and late contamination through the skin.