Cushing suture

Cush·ing su·ture

(kush'ing),
a running horizontal mattress suture used to approximate two adjacent surfaces.

Cush·ing su·ture

(kush'ing sū'chŭr)
A running horizontal mattress suture used to approximate two adjacent surfaces.

Cushing,

Hayward W., U.S. surgeon, 1854-1934.
Cushing suture - a running horizontal mattress suture used to approximate two adjacent surfaces.
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The uterus was sutured using absorbable suture material (chromic catgut 1 or 2) employing lambert and cushing suture pattern as described for cattle.
Suturing may be done in a single layer, which may include simple continuous suturing pattern (Stephen et al., 2009) and simple interrupted suturing pattern (Mehl et al., 2005) or it may be in a double layer which may include simple continues suturing pattern followed by cushing suturing pattern (Stone et al., 1996), simple continues cushing suture (SCC) pattern followed by lembert suture (Beard, 2004) and cushing suture followed by lembert suture (Radasch et al., 1990).
The conjunctival defect was repaired by cushing suture technique using 3-0 catgut and then hemostat was released, suture was tightened and knot was tied.
The gastrotomy incision was closed in two layers with size 2/0 vicryl using lambert and cushing suture pattern.
The incision of urinary bladder wall was closed by double layer cushing suture pattern using 3-0 catgut.
After removing dead fetus, uterine incision was closed with cushing suture followed by lambert suture using No.
This suture line was superimposed by another layer of cushing sutures, beginning and ending in lambert pattern to bury the knots.