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suture material

thread (formed of synthetic monofilament/braided filament/natural materials) used as surgical suture
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In this study, it was observed that abdominal incisions closed with interrupted-X technique though took more time and suture material to be closed in comparison to conventional continuous technique, but development of wound dehiscence, burst abdomen and incisional hernia was far less with the former technique as compared to the latter.
The iatrogenic cause of bile duct stone formation is mainly due to suture materials, especially silk sutures.
However, they are more expensive than suture materials and it is reported that SS are more painful and result in a poorer cosmetic appearance.
There is long-standing disagreement among plastic surgeons as to the ideal suture material for closing skin wounds of the face and neck.
The purpose of the study--which is funded by the Pennsylvania-based clinical stage, regenerative medicine company Tengion--is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of using the patient's cells on the suture material, and the Neo-Bladder's capacity to activate the body's ability to form new bladder tissue.
Less repair time, less suture material used and less short-term post-partum pain were the significant differences between the two groups.
Most studies on suture materials and SS for skin closure following CS are limited to cosmetic aspects, patient satisfaction and postoperative pain relief, (4-6) with conflicting outcomes.
The non-absorbable suture material is the most common cause for hanging vesical calculus.
Sutured needles are available in a variety of suture material, sizes and lengths of seven or 48 inches delivered by the ENDO STITCH Single Use Loading Unit or the ENDO STITCH Triple-Stitch Single Use Loading Unit.