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Acta Cirurgica Brasileira
versão On-line ISSN 1678-2674
TABUSHI, Fernando Issamu et al. Cecorraphy in single layer using polypropylene and poliglecaprone 25 threads: comparative study in rats. Acta Cir. Bras. [online]. 2012, vol.27, n.3, pp.251-255. ISSN 1678-2674. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-86502012000300008.
PURPOSE: To compare sutures with polypropylene and poliglecaprone 25 after partial cecotomy in rats. METHODS: Thirty six rats divided into two groups, A and B, of 18 animals; each group was also divided into three subgroups of six animals sacrificed at 4th, 7th and 14th days after surgery. Were studied the mortality, morbidity, complications attributable to sutures, macroscopy, optical microscopy and measurement of hydroxyproline at the level of the suture. RESULTS: There were no deaths or wound complications such as hematoma, seroma, abscess, evisceration or eventration. On microscopic evaluation reepithelization, coaptation and inflammation in both groups did not differ significantly. The average rate of tissue hydroxyproline found in the samples on the 4th day after surgery, was 21.38 mg/g tissue for group A and 16.68 mg/g for group B; on day 7 after surgery, the average was 15.64 mg/g tissue for group A and 26.53 mg/g for group B; on day 14, the average was 8.09 mg/g tissue for group A and 25.07 mg/g for group B. CONCLUSION: There were no differences on clinical evolution, macroscopic aspect, microscopic data and hydroxyproline concentration on both sutures.
Palavras-chave : Suture Techniques; Anastomosis, Surgical; Cecum; Polypropylenes; Rats.