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, cilt.12, ss.603-607, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 12 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s10029-008-0391-z
  • Dergi Adı: HERNIA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.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.