mattress sutures

mattress sutures

interrupted sutures that cause minimal tension at wound edges; see Figure 1; Table 1
Figure 1: Examples of suture techniques. This article was published in Neale's Disorders of the Foot, Lorimer, French, O'Donnell, Burrow, Wall, Copyright Elsevier, (2006).
Table 1: Types of suturing techniques (see also Figure H4)
Suture techniqueVariant
Simple interruptedIndividual tied-off loops, placed orthogonally to the wound line through apposed tissues
Mattress suturesHorizontal mattress: oriented parallel to the wound line
Vertical mattress: oriented at right angles to the wound line
Continuous suturesContinuous locking: as in blanket stitch, in embroidery
Subcuticular: a continuous closure, using an unbroken suture tied off at each end
Subcuticular suturesA continuous suture inserted immediately below the skin that apposes the sides of the wound
Figure 2: Examples of suture techniques. This article was published in Neale's Disorders of the Foot, Lorimer, French, O'Donnell, Burrow, Wall, Copyright Elsevier, (2006).
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Anterior surface scoring was performed with multiple needle forceps following an anterior incision and new antihelical fold was created with 4/0 prolene mattress sutures that were placed in previously marked parallel lines.
The skin and the subcutaneous fat was closed by interrupted polyamide mattress sutures over two suction drains.
Horizontal mattress sutures are placed in an aorta to ventricle orientation circumferentially through the aortic valve annulus.
The skin was undermined from the nasolabial incisions and the skin flap was advanced and closed without tension, with 5-0 prolene vertical mattress sutures (Figure 4).
Mustarde performed multiple permanent horizontal mattress sutures to fix the new antihelical fold.
9) After Becker introduced the concept of antihelical tubing using cartilage incisions and suture techniques, in 1963, Mustarde described creating the antihelical fold using permanent mattress sutures.
Four vertical mattress sutures were placed at the peripheral rim and tied to the capsule.
The skin flaps were sutured using vertical mattress sutures with nylon no.
Like tandem-suture-lines technique, with interrupted mattress sutures to anchor the prosthesis to the aorto-ventricular junction and a running suture between the prosthesis and the remnants of the supra-annular aortic wall (Copeland technique).
Two mattress sutures were placed medially to restore the footprint of the tendon and then over-sewn laterally with the remaining limbs of the suture.