A randomized, controlled study comparing two standardized closure methods of laparoscopic port sites

Kai Chen, Allan S. Klapper, Hayley Voige, Giuseppe del Priore

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Abstract

Objectives: To compare octyl-cyanoacrylate tissue adhesive (OCT) with the standard suture technique for the closure of laparoscopic port sites. Methods: This was a randomized clinical trial of 40 patients. All participants had 2 lower abdominal ports, with one port closed using OCT while the opposite port was closed with 4-0 monocryl suture. An evaluation of the wound was performed 2 weeks to 4 weeks after surgery. The Hollander Wound Evaluation Scale (HWES, including stepoff of borders, contour irregularities, margin separation, edge inversion, excessive distortion, and overall appearance) was used for cosmetic evaluation. Complications, such as erythema, warmth, tenderness, drainage, and wound infection, were evaluated. Analysis of complications was performed using the chi-square test, and cosmetic evaluation including individual components of the HWES was compared with the t test, P

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)391-394
Number of pages4
JournalJSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons / Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
Volume14
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2010
Externally publishedYes

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Tissue Adhesives
Cyanoacrylates
Cosmetics
Suture Techniques
Wounds and Injuries
Wound Infection
Chi-Square Distribution
Erythema
Sutures
Drainage
Randomized Controlled Trials
glycolide E-caprolactone copolymer

Keywords

  • Closure methods
  • Laparoscopic port
  • Octylcyanoacrylate tissue adhesive
  • Suture

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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A randomized, controlled study comparing two standardized closure methods of laparoscopic port sites. / Chen, Kai; Klapper, Allan S.; Voige, Hayley; del Priore, Giuseppe.

In: JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons / Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Vol. 14, No. 3, 07.2010, p. 391-394.

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