Ramvihari Thota

Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science, Saveetha University Tamilnadu, Chennai, India


  • Research   
    Cyanoacrylate in Intraoral Wound Closure
    Author(s): Ramvihari Thota* and Senthilnathan Periasamy

    Aim: To study the effect of long chain cyanoacrylate as an adhesive for intraoral wound closure and to explore its haemostatic and effects. Materials and methods: 32 patients from saveetha dental college and hospitals of mean age 35 were selected randomly and split mouth study is done where one side given cyanoacrylate for wound closure and other side conventional sutures for wound closure. Results: Marginal seal/wound seal was acceptable as the incised margins were in close apposition with each other. Inflammation and edema were not present in the maximum number of cases on the 15th postoperative day. Conclusion: Cyanoacrylates can be used as an alternative to sutures for gluing the mucoperiosteum to bone, for example, after impaction removal, periapical surgeries, cleft closure, or biopsy. It can be used as an adjuvant to sutures in many situations to offer wound protection and redu.. Read More»

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