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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 260312, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/260312
Research Article

Comparison and Efficacy of LigaSure and Rubber Band Ligature in Closing the Inflamed Cecal Stump in a Rat Model of Acute Appendicitis

1School of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
2Department of Surgery, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
3Division of Transplantation, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
4Department of Pathology, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
5Department of Pathology, China Medical University Beigang Hospital, Yunlin 65152, Taiwan
6Graduate Institute of Basic Medical Science, China Medical University, 91 Hsueh-Shih Road, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
7Division of Hepatogastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung 40402, Taiwan

Received 28 August 2014; Accepted 17 October 2014

Academic Editor: Kuo-Sheng Hung

Copyright © 2015 Chun-Chieh Yeh et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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