The use of cyanoacrylate glue as sealant on the exit site of peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) may offer some important clinical advantages. However, concerns exist about the potential interaction between cyanoacrylate and the material of the catheter itself. The aim of this study was to investigate the possibility of damage to the catheter secondary to a long-term contact with a two-component skin glue (N-butyl + octyl cyanoacrylate).

Experimental study on the chemico-physical interaction between a two-component cyanoacrylate glue and the material of PICCs

Di Puccio, Francesca
;
Giacomarro, Daniela;Mattei, Lorenza;
2018-01-01

Abstract

The use of cyanoacrylate glue as sealant on the exit site of peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) may offer some important clinical advantages. However, concerns exist about the potential interaction between cyanoacrylate and the material of the catheter itself. The aim of this study was to investigate the possibility of damage to the catheter secondary to a long-term contact with a two-component skin glue (N-butyl + octyl cyanoacrylate).
2018
Di Puccio, Francesca; Giacomarro, Daniela; Mattei, Lorenza; Pittiruti, Mauro; Scoppettuolo, Giancarlo
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