Fibrin Sealant: A Review of the History, Biomechanics, and Current Applications for Prosthetic Fixation in Hernia Repair.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

The role of surgical adhesives in hernia repair has continued to evolve. The purpose of this chapter is to review the role of fibrin sealant and its application in general surgery for mesh fixation, specifically the history, biomechanics, and clinical utilization. The utilization of fibrin sealant for repair of groin hernias, both open and laparoscopic, ventral hernias, and hiatal hernias will be discussed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Watson, JT; Webb, DL; Stoikes, NFN; Voeller, GR

Published Date

  • November 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 27 /

Start / End Page

  • 140 - 145

PubMed ID

  • 26696538

Pubmed Central ID

  • 26696538

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1090-3941


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States