nonabsorbable suture


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nonabsorbable suture

(nŏn′əb-zôr′bə-bəl, -sôr′-)
n.
A surgical suture made from a material unaffected by the biological activities of the body tissues and therefore permanent unless removed.

nonabsorbable suture

A suture made from a material that is not absorbed by the body, such as silk, polymers, cotton, or wire. These sutures ultimately are removed or are placed in tissue deep to the skin where their presence will have minimal long-term consequences.
See also: suture
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Second, this study was not a comparative analysis with nonabsorbable sutures; instead, it was a one-arm study.
Therefore, the reconstructive surgery for prolapse must strictly adhere to the principles of hernia repair, including the use of permanent nonabsorbable sutures for the fascial defects and the tying and reapproximation of tissues without undue tension.
The tendon was repaired with two number 2 nonabsorbable sutures in a Krackow suture configuration throughout the length of the patellar tendon and anchored through bone tunnels in the patella.
A comparison of absorbable and nonabsorbable suture materials for skin repair.
(1-5) Herein, we describe the stabilization of stifle joint luxation with an extracapsular stabilization with lateral nonabsorbable sutures. This technique has the advantage of maintaining mobility in the stifle joint.
Place several nonabsorbable sutures through the medial aspect of each uterosacral ligament, working from lateral to medial to minimize the risk of ureteral trauma.
Fiberwire[TM] tape (Arthrex, Naples, FL) has recently been introduced as an alternative nonabsorbable suture. Fiberwire[TM] suture has been shown to have a greater load to failure than Ethibond suture (6) (Ethicon, Somerville, NJ), however, the strengths of Fiberwire[TM] tape and Fiberwire suture have not been compared.
The technique of repairing muscle tendon units and ligaments by nonabsorbable suture through bone tunnels is widely used in orthopedic surgery.
Polyprolene Suture 2- Nonabsorbable Suture, Taper Fine, 26mm 1/2 Circle, 90cm, Metric 2 = 240 Boxes 2.
This led to advent of both synthetic and natural, absorbable and nonabsorbable suture materials.
"We handle that by bringing the anterior and the posterior compartments together at the apex of the vagina using a nonabsorbable suture."
A number 2 nonabsorbable suture was passed with use of a Krakow suture technique along each side of the tendon from the musculotendinous junction to the end of the tendon (Figure 1(a)).