Skin incisions are closed using Dermabond
Closure consisted of two layers of 3-0 and 4-0 monocryl followed by Dermabond
The catheter was secured with Dermabond
liquid adhesive (Ethicon, Somerville, NJ, USA) and covered with a Tegaderm dressing (3M Company, St.
Therefore, 2-octylcyanoacrylate tissue adhesive (Dermabond
) was applied to the sutured fragments and the posterior fractures, and the pieces of cartilage were held in the appropriate conformation until the Dermabond
set (figure 1).
The company markets its products under brand names Harmonic, Enseal, Endopath, Dermabond
, Blake, J-VAC, Echelon Flex and FlexHD, among others.
Of note, a comparison of infection rates in patients with semiocclusive adhesive dressings that were changed every 48 hours and those with onetime applications of 2-octyl cyanoacrylate dressings (Dermabond
, Ethicon, Inc.) showed a decrease in the rate of ventriculitis in those with 2-octyl cyanoacrylate dressings (Bookland, Sukul, & Connolly, 2014).
Track marks are more likely on nonfacial skin and can be avoided by using running subcuticular sutures; in some cases of excellent approximation with no tension, the wound surface can be secured with Dermabond
, he said.
The incision was closed in layers using 6-0 silk and the skin was sealed with Dermabond
According to recommendations, adhesives such as DermaBond
(2-octyl cyanoacrylate)  are contraindicated for skin that may be regularly exposed to body fluids, as the foreskin is, and should also not be used in high skin tension areas (knuckles, elbows and knees) unless they are immobilised; erections cannot be immobilised, so the use of this type of glue on the penis poses risks.
) is a liquid that acts by polymerization to create a barrier, reaching its full strength in 2.5 minutes [47, 48].
This study sought to assess the compatibility of IVC with skin glues and removal agents, and to compare the pull-out force of IVC fixation by Dermabond
(Ethicon Inc., Puerto Rico) and Histoacryl (B.
Bhende S, Rothenburger S, Spangler D, Dito M 2002 In vitro assessment of microbial barrier properties of Dermabond
skin adhesive Surgical Infections 3 251-257