Abstract:Purpose: To compare the use of a new cyanoacrylate-based surgical glue and suture with separate points in skin wounds closure. Methods: Thirty-six rats were subjected to a 4cm dorsal longitudinal incision. Twelve were subjected to simple suture with polyamide 6-0, 12 rats underwent wall synthesis using Dermabond® and 12 was performed cutaneous synthesis with N-2-Butyl-Cyanoacrylate. Twelve of each group was euthanized on the seventh postoperative day, their blood was taken to biochemical tests and a layer of s… Show more
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