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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques|
|State||Published - Jul 1 2013|
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