The Use of Ligasure Vessel Sealing System in Axillary Dissection; Effect on Seroma Formation

Tukenmez M., Agcaoglu O., Aksakal N., Destek S. , Cabioglu N., Barbaros U., et al.

CHIRURGIA, cilt.109, ss.620-625, 2014 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 109 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Dergi Adı: CHIRURGIA
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.620-625


Background: Seroma formation is the most frequent postoperative complication after axillary dissection for breast surgery with an incidence of 10 - 50 %. This prospective clinical randomized study was carried out to evaluate the Ligasure vessel sealing system and its effect on seroma formation and other complications for axillary dissection.