Effects of seprafilm on peritoneal fibrinolytic system

Tarhan O. , Eroglu A., Cetin R., Ynce A., Bulbul M., Altuntas Y.

ANZ JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.75, no.8, pp.690-692, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 75 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2005.03483.x
  • Title of Journal : ANZ JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.690-692


Background: There is a high incidence of adhesions after ventral hernia repair with polypropylene mesh. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of Seprafilm in the prevention of adhesion formation and effect on peritoneal fibrinolytic activity.