"Surgical Sponges" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Gauze material used to absorb body fluids during surgery. Referred to as GOSSYPIBOMA if accidentally retained in the body following surgery.
- Surgical Sponges
- Surgical Sponge
- Sponge, Surgical
- Sponges, Surgical
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Surgical Sponges" by people in Profiles.
Ileal conduit gossypiboma. J Urol. 2012 Feb; 187(2):686-7.
Case 1--2009. Retrocardiac sponge-induced hemodynamic instability after cardiac surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2009 Feb; 23(1):102-9.
Treatment of periprosthetic soft tissue infection of the groin following vascular surgical procedures by means of a polyvinyl alcohol-vacuum sponge system. Wound Repair Regen. 2003 Mar-Apr; 11(2):104-9.
Liver-derived dendritic cells induce donor-specific hyporesponsiveness: use of sponge implant as a cell transplant model. Cell Transplant. 2001; 10(3):343-50.
[Is primary would closure in septic pediatric surgery contraindicated?]. Langenbecks Arch Chir Suppl Kongressbd. 1997; 114:1350-2.