TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.38, no.2, pp.111-116, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
electrocautery, sharp dissection, seroma, wound complication, tumor necrosis factor-alpha, interleukin-6, MODIFIED RADICAL-MASTECTOMY, MIDLINE LAPAROTOMY, SEROMA FORMATION, SKIN, INCISIONS, SITE, INFECTION, CANCER, BREAST, SHARP
Aim: Electrocautery has been postulated as a risk factor for wound complications. This study was conducted to evaluate the effects of electrocautery and scalpel dissections on wound complications and local cytokine levels.