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Administration of a novel penicillamine-bound membrane: a preventive and therapeutic treatment for abdominal adhesions

Qiang-Ye Zhang1, Sheng Ma2, Dong Xi13, Wen-Tong Zhang1 and Ai-Wu Li1*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Qilu Hospital, Shandong University, 107 Wenhuaxi Road, Jinan, Shandong, 250012, China

2 Qingzhou Clinical College, Weifang Medical University, China

3 Department of Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 34thStreet and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104, USA

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BMC Surgery 2011, 11:5  doi:10.1186/1471-2482-11-5

Published: 25 February 2011

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Additional file 1:

Test for breaking strength of incision. Step 1. Connecting the incision with an empty water container. Step 2. Draining the water gradually into the container until the incision is broken, then calculating the breaking strength by this formula (Breaking strength = the gravity of total water).

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