Published in Blood Weekly, March 10th, 2005
Researchers in Germany conducted a "retrospective comparison with the suture technique" and a bipolar vessel sealing system (BVSS).
The BVSS "used in abdominal hysterectomy procedures for benign bleeding disorders does not reduce postoperative pain within the first 36 hours," reported A. Niesel and coauthors working at Klinik Preetz.
"The visual analogue scale (VAS) was used to measure pain intensity in both groups, each having 20 patients. Despite the effect of vessel sealing without contracting the peritoneum and not leaving of foreign...
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