Effectiveness of fibrin sealant application on the development of staple line complications after sleeve gastrectomy: a prospective randomized trial. Ann Surg 2018; 268: 762-768.

Published: 19th December 2018

Authors: Rebibo L, Dhahri A, Chati R, Cosse C, Huet E, Regimbeau J-M et al.


The application of glue did not affect staple line complication rates in this study that included 586 procedures: 2 versus 1.3 per cent with no glue, P=0.52. There were no differences in any of the secondary endpoints either.

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