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., ...More

CHIRURGIA, vol.109, no.5, pp.620-625, 2014 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 109 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Journal Name: CHIRURGIA
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.620-625
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: No


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.