suturation


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suturation

(sū″tū-rā′shŭn)
The application of sutures; stitching.
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(5) The most preferred surgical technique is crescent-shaped excision of the CCh tissue and primary suturation of the conjunctiva.
The IUD had completely perforated through the sigmoid colon into the lumen and we repaired the defect with intracorporeal single layer suturation. Colonoscopic retrieval may be useful in cases where the device is embedded within the inner part of the wall.
Primary suturation was attempted to repair the perforated sites, but it failed because of inflammation and edema of the rectal wall.
One reported case underwent corneal suturation and lens extraction following a pencil injury to the right eye.
In the current study, 6.8% of the eyes had positive leakage tests after SOR and required suturation of at least one of the sclerotomy sites.
After surgery, the primary suturation zone of the penetrating injury appeared as a broad radial line extending from central cornea to peripheral infero-temporal zone.
Only 6.89% of the eyes required suturation of at least one sclerotomy site; recurrent retinal detachment was observed in 3 eyes.
did a comparison of macular thickness, peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer thickness, choroid thickness and retinal vessel caliber measurements on spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SDOCT) in operated and healthy patients in order to evaluate late postoperative posterior pole retinal and choroidal changes in eyes that underwent primary suturation for traumatic corneal perforation.
Primarily, the first suturations were performed between edge of the de-epithelialized skin, presacral fascia and the other reciprocal free edge, respectively, with 0 nonabsorbable suture sutured (Figure 2a).