PMID: 7940608Jun 1, 1993Paper

The use of amniotic membrane plus heparin to prevent postoperative adhesions in the rabbit

The Tokai Journal of Experimental and Clinical Medicine
M TayyarD Ayata

Abstract

Fifteen female rabbits which were divided into three groups were used in this study. Amniotic membrane with or without heparin was used to cover experimentally injured uterine horns. Four weeks later all animals underwent second laparotomy and adhesion formation was examined. Our data showed that amniotic membrane plus heparin was an effective combination in reducing adhesion formation.

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