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Cyanoacrylate and mesh

Á Ortillés, G Pascual, E Peña, M Rodríguez, B Pérez-Köhler, C Mesa-Ciller, B Calvo, J M Bellón
The use of an adhesive for mesh fixation in hernia repair reduces chronic pain and minimizes tissue damage in the patient. This study was designed to assess the adhesive properties of a medium-chain (n-butyl) cyanoacrylate glue applied as drops or as a spray in a biomechanical and histologic study. Both forms of glue application were compared to the use of simple-loose or continuous-running polypropylene sutures for mesh fixation. Eighteen adult New Zealand White rabbits were used. For mechanical tests in an ex vivo and in vivo study, patches of polypropylene mesh were fixed to an excised fragment of healthy abdominal tissue or used to repair a partial abdominal wall defect in the rabbit respectively...
August 8, 2017: Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials
Andrew J Holte, Josef N Tofte, Greta J Dahlberg, Nicolas Noiseux
Wound closure in primary knee arthroplasty is important both for surgical success, by minimizing the risk of wound complications and infection, and for patient satisfaction with wound care and cosmesis. This article reports the use of a topical self-adhering, pressure-sensitive polyester mesh combined with 2-octyl cyanoacrylate adhesive for final skin closure of primary knee arthroplasty without external staples or sutures. During a 2.5-year period, 360 consecutive primary knee arthroplasty procedures (321 total knee arthroplasty procedures and 39 partial knee arthroplasty procedures) performed by 1 surgeon at 1 institution were reviewed...
September 1, 2017: Orthopedics
W Liew, Y Y Wai, N R Kosai, H S Gendeh
PURPOSE: Laparoscopic hernioplasty has become a popular choice for inguinal hernia repair since its advent in 1990s. Postoperative pain is an undesirable clinical outcome impairing daily activity of 22.5% of patients. The aim of this study is to evaluate postoperative acute and chronic pain via inflammatory markers as an objective assessment following tacks or glue mesh fixation in TEP repair. METHODS: Sixty-six (66) patients with unilateral uncomplicated inguinal hernia were randomized into 34 patients in the tacker and 32 patients in cyanoacrylate glue mesh fixation in TEP repair...
August 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
Y-M Shen, Y-T Liu, J Chen, L Sun
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness of n-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate (NBCA) medical adhesive for mesh fixation in totally extraperitoneal prosthesis (TEP) for inguinal hernia repair. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A total of 160 patients with primary unilateral inguinal hernia were assigned randomly to receive TEP using NBCA medical adhesive for patch fixation (experimental group) and without patch fixation (control group). We evaluated operation time, visual analogue scale (VAS) pain score 24 h after surgery, postoperative duration of stay, hospital costs, postoperative complications, and hernia recurrence...
February 2017: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
Gemma Pascual, Marta Rodríguez, Bárbara Pérez-Köhler, Claudia Mesa-Ciller, Mar Fernández-Gutiérrez, Julio San Román, Juan M Bellón
The less traumatic use of surgical adhesives rather than sutures for mesh fixation in hernia repair has started to gain popularity because they induce less host tissue damage and provoke less postoperative pain. This study examines the host tissue response to a new cyanoacrylate (CA) adhesive (n-octyl, OCA). Partial defects (3 × 5 cm) created in the rabbit anterior abdominal wall were repaired by mesh fixation using OCA, Glubran2(®)(n-butyl-CA), Ifabond(®)(n-hexyl-CA) or sutures. Samples were obtained at 14/90 days for morphology, collagens qRT-PCR/immunofluorescence and biomechanical studies...
April 2017: Journal of Materials Science. Materials in Medicine
Juan M Bellón, Mar Fernández-Gutiérrez, Marta Rodríguez, Paloma Pérez-López, Bárbara Pérez-Köhler, Andree Kühnhardt, Gemma Pascual, Julio San Román
BACKGROUND: Synthetic tissue adhesives (TA) are sometimes used in hernia repair surgery. This study compares the use of a new, noncommercial, long-chain cyanoacrylate (n-octyl) TA and Ifabond for mesh fixation. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In two implant models in the rabbit, expanded polytetrafluorethylene meshes were fixed to the parietal peritoneum using a TA or tacks (intraperitoneal model), or polypropylene meshes used to repair partial abdominal wall defects were fixed with a TA or sutures (extraperitoneal model)...
February 2017: Journal of Surgical Research
M Matikainen, J Kössi, S Silvasti, T Hulmi, H Paajanen
BACKGROUND: Lichtenstein hernioplasty has relatively low recurrence rate, but chronic inguinal pain may cause harm to the patient. The aim of our study was to compare long-term results of cyanoacrylate glue versus absorbable sutures for mesh fixation in Lichtenstein hernioplasty. METHODS: Lichtenstein hernioplasty (n = 302) was performed under local anesthesia in three hospitals. The patients were randomized to receive either 1 ml of butyl-2-cyanoacrylate tissue glue (Glubran(®); 151 hernias) or absorbable polyglycolic acid sutures (Dexon(®); 151 hernias) for mesh fixation (Optilene(®) mesh)...
January 2017: World Journal of Surgery
Toshinari Kawasaki, Kazumichi Yoshida, Takayuki Kikuchi, Akira Ishii, Yasushi Takagi, Susumu Miyamoto
BACKGROUND: Traumatic aneurysms of the superficial temporal artery have been frequently reported in the literature, whereas traumatic aneurysms of the occipital artery (OA) are extremely rare. CASE DESCRIPTION: A 30-year-old man had been followed at another hospital for meningoencephalocele associated with his congenital occipital bone defect. He was admitted to our hospital with a chief complaint of neck swelling and pain during a football game. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging showed a hematoma in his right neck along with the meningoencephalocele...
January 2017: World Neurosurgery
Mar Fernández-Gutiérrez, Marta Rodriguez-Mancheño, Bárbara Pérez-Köhler, Gemma Pascual, Juan Manuel Bellón, Julio San Román
The article deals with a comparative analysis of the parameters of the polymerization in physiological conditions of three commercially available alkyl cyanoacrylates, n-butyl cyanoacrylate (GLUBRAN 2), n-hexyl cyanoacrylate (IFABOND), and n-octyl cyanoacrylate (EVOBOND), the cell behavior of the corresponding polymers and the application of these adhesives in the fixation of surgical polypropylene meshes for hernia repair in an animal model of rabbits. The results obtained demonstrate that the curing process depends on the nature of the alkyl residue of the ester group of cyanoacrylate molecules, being the heat of polymerization lower for the octyl derivative in comparison with the hexyl and butyl, and reaching a maximum temperature of 35 °C after a time of mixing with physiological fluids of 60-70 s...
December 2016: Macromolecular Bioscience
Gemma Pascual, Sandra Sotomayor, Marta Rodríguez, Bárbara Pérez-Köhler, Andreé Kühnhardt, Mar Fernández-Gutiérrez, Julio San Román, Juan Manuel Bellón
BACKGROUND: Cyanoacrylate(CA)-based tissue adhesives, although not widely used, are a feasible option to fix a mesh during abdominal hernia repair, due to its fast action and great bond strength. Their main disadvantage, toxicity, can be mitigated by increasing the length of their alkyl chain. The objective was to assess the in vitro cytotoxicity and in vivo biocompatibility in hernia repair of CAs currently used in clinical practice (Glubran(n-butyl) and Ifabond(n-hexyl)) and a longer-chain CA (OCA(n-octyl)), that has never been used in the medical field...
2016: PloS One
Kalpesh Jani
BACKGROUND: We present a randomised control trial to compare suture fixation of the mesh with non-mechanical fixation using n-butyl cyanoacrylate (NBCA) glue for laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal (TEP) hernioplasty. PATIENTS AND METHODS: After a standard dissection for laparoscopic TEP hernioplasty, the mesh was fixed using sutures or NBCA glue to the Cooper's ligament as per the randomised allocation. The primary endpoints were recurrence at 24 months and chronic groin pain...
April 2016: Journal of Minimal Access Surgery
Sandra Barbosa, Tania Nieves, Félix García, Eva Cepeda, Xavier Moll, Alberto Marco, Christine Weis, Pau Turon, Patri Vergara
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to find a proper experimental design and to evaluate n-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate (Histoacryl) as a fixation method for a light-weight and large pore PP mesh (Synthetic PP Mesh-1) using the sheep as an animal model. METHODS: Posterior vaginal implantation by means of episiotomy was used to implant 8 ewes which were evaluated macroscopically and histologically at 3 months (n = 4) and 6 months (n = 4) post-surgery. In previous pilot studies anterior vaginal implantation was evaluated, as well as different synthetic mesh materials, sizes and fixation methods (n = 1 to 3) during three weeks...
2015: BioMed Research International
Gurhan Bas, Orhan Veli Ozkan, Orhan Alimoglu, Ramazan Eryilmaz, Mustafa Sahin, Ismail Okan, Ugur Cevikbas
Diaphragmatic injuries either by blunt or penetrating trauma require prompt surgical intervention and are often exigent to repair. N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate (n-butyl-2-CA) is a tissue adhesive which has gained wide application in many areas of surgery including emergency. To repair the extensive injuries of the diaphragm it may be necessary the use of synthetic mesh by fixing it with sutures or staples. The use of tissue adhesives may circumvent the potential problems associated with mesh fixation. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of tissue adhesives usage for mesh fixation in diaphragmatic injury repair...
2015: International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine
Antonio Darecchio, Paolo Bocchi, Jan F Kukleta
AIM: To achieve full-surface contact of a prosthetic mesh with the abdominal wall (avoiding folds and wrinkles) in laparoscopic ventral/ incisional hernia repair (LVHR/ LIHR) and to fix the mesh with glue using a new surgical technique and a new device, developed for this specific procedure. MATERIAL OF STUDY: New surgical technique associated with a new surgical pneumatic device allows perfect positioning and extension of the intraperitoneal mesh and facilitates the glue application and mesh fixation...
May 2015: Annali Italiani di Chirurgia
R W Knackstedt, J A Dixon, P J O'Neill, F A Herrera
Background. Bilateral reduction mammoplasty is a common plastic surgery procedure that can be complicated by unfavorable scar formation along incision sites. Surgical adhesives can be utilized as an alternative or as an adjunct to conventional suture closures to help achieve good wound tension and provide an adequate barrier with excellent cosmesis. The recently introduced DERMABOND PRINEO Skin Closure System Skin Closure System combines the skin adhesive 2-octyl cyanoacrylate with a self-adhering polyester-based mesh...
2015: Case Reports in Medicine
Yoshiyuki Saito, Keisuke Kubota, Akihiro Okada, Tomoaki Deguchi, Junko Kuroda, Nobuhiro Nitori, Tomohisa Kadomura, Masashi Yoshida, Masaki Kitajima
PURPOSE: We developed a new technique, sutureless mesh fixation, using 2-octyl cyanoacrylate (Dermabond(®), a surgical tissue adhesive) for incisional hernia repair. The objective of this article is to introduce the new technique and to examine whether the technique provides sufficient resistance to abdominal pressure. METHODS: We conducted two tests using a porcine model, a traction experiment and artificial pneumoperitoneum test. In the traction experiment, the adherence properties of Dermabond(®) with mesh and peritoneum were examined using a tissue fragment from a pig...
January 2016: Surgery Today
E Reynvoet, S Van Cleven, I Van Overbeke, K Chiers, P De Baets, R Troisi, F Berrevoet
PURPOSE: The use of glue as mesh fixation in laparoscopic ventral hernia repair (LVHR) significantly reduces fixation associated morbidity. This experiment evaluates the intraperitoneal use of synthetic glue as single mesh fixation. METHODS: A total of 21 sheep were operated using a hernia model with two fascial defects of 2 cm(2) at the linea alba. One week later two polypropylene meshes (Dynamesh®) were implanted laparoscopically, using cyanoacrylate glue (Ifabond®) or conventional fixation (Securestrap®)...
August 2015: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
A Burza, R Avantifiori, R Curinga, E Santini, P Delle Site, F Stipa
AIM: The aim of this retrospective study was to compare the results of two different mesh fixation methods in laparoscopic transabdominal preperitoneal hernioplasty (TAPP): tacker vs. synthetic cyanoacrylate glue. METHODS: The study group includes 70 patients with bilateral and monolateral recurrent inguinal hernia undergoing transabdominal preperitoneal repair (TAPP) in the period 2011-2013. A polypropylene mesh was fixed in group A (N.=35) with titanium tacks (EndoUniversal stapler, Covidien) or in group B (N...
December 2014: Minerva Chirurgica
Luis Garcia-Vallejo, Ivan Couto-Gonzalez, Pablo Concheiro-Coello, Beatriz Brea-Garcia, Antonio Taboada-Suarez
In an attempt to find the ideal surgical technique for mesh fixation during laparoscopic total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair, we evaluate the use of a synthetic surgical glue (N-butyl-cyanoacrylate-Glubran 2) in an effort to reduce postoperative pain and the complications associated with the use of staples. We have prospectively evaluated 61 consecutive patients (73 hernias) with a minimum follow-up period of 18 months and an average of 29.7 months, without any significant complications present. The majority (59%) only required low dosages of painkillers during the first 24 hours after surgery and have not experienced any cases of chronic pain or recurring hernias in the time period described...
June 2014: Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques
Mark D Bona, Brian W Arthur
BACKGROUND: The use of cyanoacrylate tissue adhesives in strabismus surgery has been variously successful, depending primarily on achieving adequate bond strength and minimizing extraocular muscle slippage. We investigate a novel approach to this problem, involving cyanoacrylate tissue adhesive on a polyglactin 910 scaffold as a means to secure extraocular muscle to the sclera for strabismus surgery. METHODS: In this experimental laboratory study, butyl-cyanoacrylate was used to fix a polyglactin 910 scaffold to the sclera of cadaver eyes...
February 2014: Journal of AAPOS: the Official Publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
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