A simple cuff-suture technique for microvascular anastomosis

G. R. Deshmukh, Y. Yang, V. A. Tellis, P. H. Gerst

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Abstract

The use of synthetic cuffs to simplify and hasten microvascular anastomoses is offered as an alternative to conventional methods. In this study, a soft, non-irritating, silicone rubber cuff was used to construct end-to-end and end-to-side cuff-sutured anastomoses in rats. This technique was as rapid as other non-sutured anastomoses, required no assistant, and provoked no foreign-body reactions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)491-494
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of reconstructive microsurgery
Volume8
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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