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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Hoang Nguyen, T; Kloeppel, M; Hoehnke, C; Staudenmaier, R 
Title:
Influence of silicone sheets on microvascular anastomosis. 
Abstract:
The use of silicone products combined with free flap transfer is well established in reconstructive surgery. We determined the risk of thrombosis as a result of direct contact between the silicone sheet and the point of microanastomosis. We performed microvascular surgery in 24 female Chinchilla Bastard rabbits weighing 3500 to 4000 g using two groups: Group 1 (n = 12), microanastomosis directly in contact with silicone sheets; and Group 2 (n = 12), microanastomosis protected by a 2 x 3 x 1-cm...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Clin Orthop Relat Res 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
466 
Journal issue:
12 
Pages contribution:
3123-9 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0009-921X 
TUM Institution:
Hals-, Nasen-, Ohrenklinik und Poliklinik