delayed suture

de·layed su·ture

a suturing of a wound after an interval of days.
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A delayed suture removal was done on day 14, the wound was healthy and the patient was discharged.
For the external anal sphincter, use 2-0 prolonged delayed sutures (such as PDS II or Maxon), she advised, noting that second-degree repair and perineorrhaphy may be necessary to reattach the rectovaginal septum to the perineal body, thus restoring normal anatomy.