Preventing intraperitoneal adhesions with ethyl pyruvate and hyaluronic acid/carboxymethylcellulose: a comparative study in an experimental model


Caglayan E. K. , Caglayan K., Erdogan N., Cinar H., Gungor B.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY AND REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY, vol.181, pp.1-5, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 181
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2014.07.004
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY AND REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-5

Abstract

Objective: To compare the effectiveness of ethyl pyruvate (EP) with that of hyaluronic acid + carboxymethyl cellulose (Seprafilm) for the prevention of intraperitoneal adhesions. Seprafilm has been shown to be effective in many experimental and clinical studies.