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suturing

 [soo´cher-ing]
in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as approximating the edges of a wound using sterile suture material and a needle.

suturing

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as approximating edges of a wound by using sterile suture material and a needle. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.

suturing

Surgical stitching to close a wound or incision or to approximate parts. Suturing may be continuous or by separated stitches (interrupted suturing) and may employ absorbable SUTURES, such as collagen or catgut, or non-absorbable sutures that may have to be removed.
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Among product types, disposable automated suturing devices segment is expected to dominate the global automated suturing devices market,followed by the reusable automated suturing devices segment.
This FDA-approved suturing device helps prevent inadvertent needlesticks to surgeons, nurses, OR staff and patients.
DISCUSSION: Suturing has been used all the way through the ages to assist healing of human tissues by wound closure.
It is premature based on the findings of this one study, however, to conclude that suturing the perineal skin when repairing obstetric tears or incisions is unnecessary.
Cases undergoing laparotomy surgical procedure and skin closure with ethilon skin suturing or with skin staples under same antibiotic coverage were included.
SuturTek's patented platform technology is the basis for an entire portfolio of suturing devices that replicate traditional hand suturing techniques in open and minimally invasive surgery.
Suturing products continued to develop and improve in the Twentieth Century with the advent of synthetic suturing material in the 1950s, and today a broad spectrum of materials, with a variety of different characteristics, are available.
Booth 230 * Company's Sew Elegant[TM] approach to minimally invasive suturing is precise and rapid with Sew-Right[R] SR-5[TM] and Ti-Knot[R] TK-5[TM].
Fascia closure is traditionally performed by manual suturing, using large, unprotected sharp needles and is a critical surgical procedure that is performed at the conclusion of 5 million surgeries each year in the US alone.
According to the American College of Surgeons, suture needle sticks occur in as many as 15% of all surgeries, and the most common cause of suture needle injury is suturing fascia, during which 59 percent of all suture needle injuries occur.
SuturTek Incorporated, a medical device company with a unique, patented, award-winning suturing solution, today announced that it is bringing suture needle stick prevention to the operating room.
Sutura") (OTCBB:SUTU), a California-based medical device company, announced today it has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use of the pre-loaded guidewire version of its patented SuperStitch vascular suturing device.