This study was internally funded by the Department of Otolaryngology and Center for Voice, Airway, and Swallowing Disorders at Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, Georgia. Covidien Inc. provided V-loc wound closure devices for this study, but did not have access to data acquisition, analysis, or manuscript preparation.
Head and Neck
Article first published online: 30 MAR 2012
Copyright © 2012 The American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society, Inc.
Volume 122, Issue 5, pages 1062–1066, May 2012
How to Cite
Bush, C. M., Prosser, J. D., Morrison, M. P., Sandhu, G., Wenger, K. H., Pashley, D. H., Birchall, M. A., Postma, G. N. and Weinberger, P. M. (2012), New technology applications: Knotless barbed suture for tracheal resection anastomosis. The Laryngoscope, 122: 1062–1066. doi: 10.1002/lary.23229
The authors have no other funding, financial relationships, or conflicts of interest to disclose.
- Issue published online: 18 APR 2012
- Article first published online: 30 MAR 2012
- Accepted manuscript online: 1 FEB 2012 01:18AM EST
- Manuscript Accepted: 9 JAN 2012
- Manuscript Revised: 31 DEC 2011
- Manuscript Received: 30 AUG 2011
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|LARY_23229_sm_SuppVideo.m4v||7694K||The video shows an example of tracheal force measurement device in use, stretching the tracheal anastomosis to failure. The example is an anastomosis made using the v-lock wound closure material and is representative of the majority of anastomoses tested. The video has been edited slightly for presentation purposes.|
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