Effect of polyethylene glycol 4000 on adhesion formation following thyroid surgery in rats


SAKARYA A., ILKGUL O., AYDEDE H., ERHAN Y., Icoz G. , KAPKAC M., ...More

INDIAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL RESEARCH, vol.115, pp.255-259, 2002 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 115
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Title of Journal : INDIAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.255-259

Abstract

Background & objectives: Difficulties in dissection encountered during. reoperative thyroid surgery could be minimised by preventing formation of adhesions in the,operative field. We studied the prevention of adhesion formation in rats after thyroid surgery by using polyethylene glycol 4000 (PEG 4000).