Modified Technique for Lengthy, Curved, Zigzag Running Subcuticular with Nonabsorbable Suture
Journal of Surgery
Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2018, Pages: 8-12
Received: Nov. 27, 2017;
Accepted: Dec. 8, 2017;
Published: Jan. 5, 2018
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Samer Makki Mohamed Al-Hakkak, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Jabir Ibn Hayyan Medical University, Najaf City, Iraq
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The use of non-absorbable sutures rather than embedded absorbable sutures in running subcuticular technique is preferable. The reasoning is that buried knot placement and embedded suture material under the skin increases the risk of granuloma formation, ugly scarring, and infection. Removal of the suture material reduces these risks. The new modified technique adopted for easily removed of non-absorbable monofilament using in long, curved and zigzag running subcuticular suturing by put interrupted rubber or plastic tube in the special technique that helps to get easily removed sutures with wonderful, scarless, best cosmetic suture line. Technical considerations go into placing these multiple pieces of tubes along the sutures line in an easy-to-remove manner.
Lengthy Running Subcuticular Suture, Nonabsorbable Sutures, Removal, Suture Techniques
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Samer Makki Mohamed Al-Hakkak,
Modified Technique for Lengthy, Curved, Zigzag Running Subcuticular with Nonabsorbable Suture, Journal of Surgery.
Vol. 6, No. 1,
2018, pp. 8-12.
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