suture knot


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suture knot

may be tied manually or by instrument in several patterns. See also square knot, surgeon's knot.
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Surgeons worldwide use hundreds of millions of sutures each year to close wounds and repair tissue, all of which are secured with suture knots.
The product is first in a series of tissue repair devices based on a proprietary technology that enables sutures to "self-anchor" in tissue without the need for a conventional suture knot.
19) Surgical wound closure continues to rely heavily on conventional suture knots, which requires operator expertise with suture handling and time.