Iatrogenic intestinal and mesenteric injuries with small bowel volvulus following use of barbed suture during laparoscopic myomectomy

Michael A. Burchett, Samer G. Mattar, Daniel T. McKenna

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Abstract

This is a case report of a patient who developed major intestinal complications after the utilization of barbed sutures for an off-label indication. The report serves as a warning for patients and surgeons of the potential injuries that may be caused by the use of new products in unapproved indications.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)632-634
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques - Part A
Volume23
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2013

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Uterine Myomectomy
Intestinal Volvulus
Sutures
Wounds and Injuries

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Iatrogenic intestinal and mesenteric injuries with small bowel volvulus following use of barbed suture during laparoscopic myomectomy. / Burchett, Michael A.; Mattar, Samer G.; McKenna, Daniel T.

In: Journal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques - Part A, Vol. 23, No. 7, 01.07.2013, p. 632-634.

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