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suturing

 [soo´cher-ing]
in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as approximating the edges of a wound using sterile suture material and a needle.

suturing

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as approximating edges of a wound by using sterile suture material and a needle. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.

suturing

Surgical stitching to close a wound or incision or to approximate parts. Suturing may be continuous or by separated stitches (interrupted suturing) and may employ absorbable SUTURES, such as collagen or catgut, or non-absorbable sutures that may have to be removed.
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According to the American College of Surgeons, suture needle sticks occur in as many as 15% of all surgeries, and the most common cause of suture needle injury is suturing fascia, during which 59 percent of all suture needle injuries occur.
Tom Lindsey, Director of Sales and Marketing for Sutura stated, "This not only adds another product to the portfolio, we expect that this will strengthen the competitive position of Sutura's SuperStitch vascular suturing devices.
The establishment of the new Company will enable Sutura to further focus on the sale and development of its SuperStitch vascular suturing device, particularly as we prepare to introduce the new 12F SuperStitch design in the first quarter of next year," said Anthony Nobles, CEO/President of Sutura.
The company's first product, the SuturTek 360(degree) Fascia Closure Device, is based on the company's patented platform technology that "sutures like a surgeon" and replicates traditional hand suturing techniques in open and minimally invasive surgery.
The Touche(R) products function more like a suture penetrating the tissue similar to a needle, with our Touche(R), Disposable Touche(R) and Flexible Touche(R), we can enable surgeons to address any suturing requirement.
The ProxiSure Suturing Device features wrist-like maneuverability and curved needle in an advanced suturing device that improves suturing precision in tight spaces.
2) Researchers have been suggesting for more than 70 years that the 'continuous suturing method' is better than 'traditional interrupted method.
Where in other parts of body primary suturing of lacerations more than 6 hours old is not routinely recommended, facial laceration can even be stitched even after 18 hours of impact safely1.
In the present study, we aimed to report a rather easy suturing method to compress the lower uterine.
The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, volume (in units) and average prices (in US dollars) within market segments - Automated Suturing Devices (Reusable and Disposable Automated Suturing Devices) and Sutures (Absorbable and .
B-Lynch suturing technique is used for massive postpartum hemorrhage, Christopher B-Lynch was the first to highlight this revolutionary principle1.
In group-A, cystotomy wound was closed in one layer by simple continues suturing pattern, in group-B, closure was made in two layers by simple continues and lembert suturing pattern and in group-C, cystomy incision was closed by one layer simple continues suturing pattern and two layers of inverting suturing patterns.