horizontal mattress sutures

horizontal mattress sutures

form of interrupted sutures that appose wound edges without imposing wound edge tension; Figure 1; see 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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Ardehali and Bastaninejad randomized 114 septoplasty patients to have either insertion of septal splints or placement of trans-septal horizontal mattress sutures and antibiotic meshes2.
The laceration wound was repaired with nonabsorbable, interrupted horizontal mattress sutures [Figure 1]d.
Mustarde performed multiple permanent horizontal mattress sutures to fix the new antihelical fold.
Surgical debridement was performed, with the hawk under general anesthesia as previously described, and the wound was closed with 4-0 nylon horizontal mattress sutures.
The incision is closed with one or two buried dissolvable sutures while the skin is approximated with 6-0 gut horizontal mattress sutures.
Penrose drain was incorporated in the subcutaneous and skin incision was close by applying interrupted horizontal mattress sutures using nylon monofilament suture ethilon (Ethicon, UK).
The first line of horizontal mattress sutures, using 3-0 silk suture, was placed just below the ventral surface of the tongue.
For the medial row in both techniques, horizontal mattress sutures were created, with both suture limbs passed through the tendon, 15 mm from its lateral edge.
Horizontal mattress sutures are placed in an aorta to ventricle orientation circumferentially through the aortic valve annulus.
In the present case, herniorrhaphy was carried out using horizontal mattress sutures using polyglactin 910 suture material.
The two stumps were then tied to each other using horizontal mattress sutures from anterior to posterior using #1 absorbable mattress sutures.

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