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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Glutaraldehyde-preserved Bovine Pericardium For The Repair Of Diaphragmatic Defects Due To Extensive Metastatic Liver Resection.
Author: Boin, Ilka de Fatima
Joaquim, João Luiz
Leonardi, Luiz Sergio
Abstract: Closure of diaphragmatic defects, regardless of their cause, can often be achieved by direct suture. However, when a large defect secondary to tissue destruction has been observed, direct closure is likely to be difficult. The glutaraldehyde-preserved bovine pericardium is a biological material with high resistance and allows for easy surgical manipulation. This case report shows the use of these prostheses applied in a patient after massive diaphragm resection due to hepatectomy by colon metastasis invasion in the diaphragm muscle. To replace diaphragm muscle, the glutaraldehyde-preserved bovine pericardium prostheses showed a good result even after four laparotomies.
Subject: Adenocarcinoma
Adult
Biological Dressings
Colectomy
Colonic Neoplasms
Diaphragm
Disease Progression
Hepatectomy
Humans
Liver
Liver Neoplasms
Male
Neoplasm Invasiveness
Neoplasm Staging
Prosthesis Implantation
Reoperation
Citation: Hepato-gastroenterology. v. 50, n. 51, p. 839-40
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12828099
Date Issue: -1-Uns- -1
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