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Cross-linked sodium hyaluronate, an anti-adhesion barrier gel in gynaecological endoscopic surgery.
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PMID:  23289513     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract Objectives: In the context of common adhesion prevention in laparotomic, laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery this article details the effects of a cross-linked sodium hyaluronate anti-adhesion barrier gel. The observed adhesion score is expressed in the following three measurements: Severity, extent and incidents of adhesions. Material and methods: From a total of 85 patients treated by laparoscopy and hysteroscopy, a second look endoscopic procedure could be performed in 35 cases. Results: Our preliminary, short evaluation of 35 patients submitted to a second look laparoscopy or hysteroscopy revealed the beneficial effect of the applied HYAcorp endo gel, showing only a minimal amount of adhesions at the second look observation. Conclusion: Cross-linked sodium hyaluronate is highly effective in the prevention of adhesions at laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery.
Liselotte Mettler; Wael Sammur; Thoralf Schollmeyer; Ibrahim Alkatout
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-6
Journal Detail:
Title:  Minimally invasive therapy & allied technologies : MITAT : official journal of the Society for Minimally Invasive Therapy     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1365-2931     ISO Abbreviation:  Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
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Created Date:  2013-1-7     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9612996     Medline TA:  Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University Hospitals Schleswig-Holstein , Campus Kiel , Germany.
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