The experimental effects of prostaglandin E1 on small vessel patency

  • Roderick G. Lamond
  • Norman L. Chater

Abstract

In the hands of skilled microsurgeons a patency rate close to 90% can be expected in the surgical anastomosis of 1.0-mm vessels. Considering today’s instruments and techniques, however, if microsurgery is to progress to areas of new application (such as an occipital artery-posterior fossa bypass) several factors need to be overcome, one of the more important ones being consistent patency rates in vessels of 0.5-mm diameter.(1)

Keywords

Aspirin Adenosine Serotonin Epinephrine Thrombin 

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  • Roderick G. Lamond
  • Norman L. Chater

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