Prevention of Adhesions to Polypropylene Mesh in a Rabbit Model

April 1999
American Surgeon;Apr1999, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p383
Academic Journal
Presents information on a study which developed a quantitative model for evaluating adhesion formation and determined whether Seprafilm (HAL-F) bioresorbable membrane is effective in preventing adhesions to polypropylene mesh (PPM). Use of PPM in repairing abdominal wall defects; Materials and methods; Results and discussion.


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