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Ideal laparotomy closure: comparison of retention sutures with new retention bridging devices.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  782304     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Three techniques of retention suture application are compared for inflammatory complications. The conventional technique is compared with two new devices. Using the derivation for pressure generation, reasons are provided for the varying degree of inflammation found. Advantages of the nonspan bridging device, which allows for more precise control of applied force, are emphasized.
S Barrer; C A Pavlides; T Matsumoto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American surgeon     Volume:  42     ISSN:  0003-1348     ISO Abbreviation:  Am Surg     Publication Date:  1976 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-09-25     Completed Date:  1976-09-25     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370522     Medline TA:  Am Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  582-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Inflammation / prevention & control
Suture Techniques
Wound Healing

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