seromuscular

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seromuscular

 [se″ro-mus´ku-lar]
pertaining to the serous and muscular coats of the intestine.

seromuscular

/se·ro·mus·cu·lar/ (-mus´ku-ler) pertaining to the serous and muscular coats of the intestine.

seromuscular

(sē″rō-mŭs′kū-lăr) [″ + muscularis, muscular]
Concerning the serous and muscular layers of the intestinal wall.

seromuscular

pertaining to the serous and muscular coats of the intestine.

seromuscular suture
a suture placed across the serosa and muscular layers, but not the mucosa, of the bowel. Used in the closure of enterotomy incisions.
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1) Lembert then described his seromuscular suture technique in 1826 which became the mainstay of gastrointestinal anastomosis in the second half of the century.
Intra-operatively, short acting anaesthetic agents like sevoflurane/atracurium were used, bowel anastomosis were performed by hand-sewn method using two-layer anastomosis, first-layer continuous suturing full thickness technique and second-layer interrupted seromuscular sutures using vicryl # 4/0 suture material.
New Brunswick, NJ) full-thickness suture for the inner layer, and 3-0 silk, interrupted, seromuscular sutures for the outer layer.