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İhsan Yıldız, Yavuz Savas Koca
Introduction and Aim. Adhesion formation is a process which starts with an inflammation caused by a number of factors and eventually results in fibrosis. Colchicine prevents adhesion formation which is antifibrous process. The effectivity of colchicine in the prevention of adhesions was investigated. Materials and Methods. A total of 36 rats were equally divided into three groups: (I) control group 1 (n = 12), (II) abrasion group 2 (n = 12), and (III) abrasion + colchicine group 3 (n = 12). Group 1 underwent laparotomy and was orally given physiological serum 2 cc/day for 10 days...
2015: Surgery Research and Practice
Stamatoula Drakopoulou, Elissaios Kontis, Eirini Pantiora, Antonios Vezakis, Despoina Karandrea, Eftychia Aravidou, Agathi Konti-Paphiti, Erifili Argyra, Dionisios Voros, Andreas A Polydorou, Georgios P Fragulidis
Introduction and Aim. With the implementation of multimodal analgesia regimens, Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) are often administered for optimal pain control and reduction of opioid use. The aim of the study was to examine the effects of lornoxicam, a NSAID, on anastomotic healing employing an animal model. Materials and Methods. A total of 28 Wistar rats were randomly assigned in two groups. All animals underwent ascending colonic transection followed by an end-to-end hand sewn anastomosis...
2016: Surgery Research and Practice
Feyzullah Ersoz, Serdar Culcu, Yigit Duzkoylu, Hasan Bektas, Serkan Sari, Soykan Arikan, Mehmet Mehdi Deniz
Aim. Although inguinal hernia repair is the most frequently performed surgical procedure in the world, the best repair method has not gained acceptance yet. The ideal repair must be safe, simple, and easy to perform and require minimal dissection which provides enough exploration, maintain patient's comfort in the early stage, and also be cost-effective, reducing operation costs, labor loss, hospital stay, and recurrence. Materials and Methods. There were eighty-five patients between the ages of 18 and 75, diagnosed with inguinal hernia in our clinic...
2016: Surgery Research and Practice
Jacob Rosenberg, Kristoffer Andresen
Inguinal hernia repair is one of the most common surgical procedures and several different surgical techniques are available. The Onstep method is a new promising technique. The technique is simple with a number of straightforward steps. This paper provides a full description of the technique together with tips and tricks to make it easy and without complications.
2016: Surgery Research and Practice
Savio George Barreto
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2016: Surgery Research and Practice
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