ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY, vol.55, no.5, pp.508-511, 2005 (SCI-Expanded)
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ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated:
Many microsurgeons experience inadvertent back-wall stitch as a cause of immediate anastomotic failure. To investigate this factor as a possible cause of delayed arterial anastomotic failure that does not appear in the operation room, a purposeful back-wall stitch (PBWS) model of microarterial anastomosis was applied in various configurations on femoral and carotid arteries of rats.