Novel anti-adhesive barrier Biobarrier reduces growth of colon cancer cells.

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Postoperative peritoneal carcinomatosis together with adhesion formation are considered as two major clinical complications after resection of malignant abdominal tumors, jeopardizing the beneficial effect of the curative surgery. Biobarrier is a novel anti-adhesive barrier fulfilling the criteria for a good adhesion preventive agent, possessing biochemical properties that may enable it to function as a dual efficient device, reducing both adhesion and tumor development. This study aims to evaluate the effect of novel anti-adhesive device Biobarrier on intra-abdominal tumor progression.

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  • Surgery
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)196-202
JournalJournal of Surgical Research
Volume191
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes