Toxina botulínica A: su importancia en pacientes con grandes hernias abdominales

Toxina botulínica A: su importancia en pacientes con grandes hernias abdominales Botulinum toxin type A: Its importance in patients with large abdominal hernias. Editorial Dr. Tomás Descargar  Justinus Kerner (1786-1862)1, médico y poeta alemán, descubrió en 1817 la toxina botulínica. La describió como un potente veneno de origen bacteriano que puede contaminar alimentos y cuya […]

Comment to: Chemical components separation with botulinum toxin A: a novel technique to improve primary fascial closure rates of the open abdomen by Zielinski et al.

Received: 4 October 2012 / Accepted: 1 November 2012 / Published online: 16 November 2012 Ó Springer-Verlag France 2012 To the Editor We read with great interest the article by Dr. Zielinski et al. [1]. The authors presented a retrospective review of their experience with botulinum toxin A (BTA) (Botox©, Allergan, Inc. Irvine, CA 92612) […]

Use of Botulinum Toxin Type A Before Abdominal Wall Hernia Reconstruction

Published online: 22 September 2009 © Société Internationale de Chirurgie 2009 Abstract Background Abdominal wall hernia repair after open abdomen management represents a surgical challenge, particularly due to muscle tension and lateral retraction. This study was designed to propose the use of Botulinum Toxin Type A (BTA) before abdominal wall hernia repair. Methods A prospective […]