A highly elastic and adhesive gelatin sealant for colon anastomosis and gastrointestinal surgery

Tony Vuocolo, Roger Haddad, Glenn A. Edwards, Russell E. Lyons, Nancy E. Liyou, Jerome, A. Werkmeister, John A. M. Ramshaw, Christoper M. Elvin

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Abstract

We describe the development of a highly elastic and adhesive surgical tissue sealant, based on photochemically crosslinked gelatin, for sealing sutured incisions in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract in a rabbit surgical model and in a caninecolon anastomosis study.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)744-752
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Volume16
Issue number4
Early online date2011
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2012

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