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Comparison of Vessel Sealing Systems with Conventional

Kemal Peker 1 , * , Abdullah İnal 1 , Huriye Güllü 2 , Düriye Gül 2 , Murat Şahin 2 , Ayca Dumanli Ozcan 3 and Kemal Kılıç 4
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1 Erzincan University Department of General Surgery, Erzincan, Turkey
2 Erzincan University Department of Anesthesiology & Reanimation, Erzincan, Turkey
3 Palandoken State Hospital Department of Anesthesiology & Reanimation, Erzurum, Turkey
4 Kafkas University Department of General Surgery, Kars, Turkey
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  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: June 5, 2013, 15 (6); 488-496
  • Published Online: June 5, 2013
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 8, 2013
  • Revised: May 3, 2013
  • Accepted: May 11, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.10180

To Cite: Peker K, İnal A, Güllü H, Gül D, Şahin M, et al. Comparison of Vessel Sealing Systems with Conventional, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2013 ; 15(6):488-496. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.10180.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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