Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Different Closure Methods for Laparoscopic Port Sites
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This study wishes to compare patient satisfaction and cosmesis of two different closure methods of laparoscopic ports. One method uses tissue adhesive (Dermabond) with a deep sub-cutaneous stitch and a Band-Aid dressing. The comparison method uses a 3.o undyed vicryl transcutaneous stitch, with a Bacitracin and Tegaderm dressing.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
16 Years to 70 Years (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
gynecologic laparoscopy patients
known sensitivity to tissue adhesive, antibiotic ointment