Development of a novel synthetic material to close abdominal wall defects

Cnota, Melissa A.; Aliabadi-Wahle, Shaghayegh; Choe, Ella U.; Jacob, Jean T.; Flint, Lewis M.; Ferrara, John J.
May 1998
American Surgeon;May1998, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p415
Academic Journal
Compares the effectiveness of abdominal wall closure techniques using implanted permanent mesh materials such as TMS-2 with Gore-Tex or Marlex and primary closure of the abdominal defects created under clean and contaminated conditions. Composition of the synthetic material; Superiority of TMS-2 compared to other nonabsorbable materials; Absence of adhesions produced.


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