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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

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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The company added the OverStitch Sx endoscopic suturing systems enable advanced endoscopic surgery by allowing physicians to place full-thickness sutures from a single-channel flexible endoscope.
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* Group A: Continuous suturing: Continuous suture technique with continuous locking sutures in the vagina, perineum muscles and subcutaneous sutures for skin.
The art of suturing wounds had been described in the Egyptian scrolls as early as 3500BC.
The first case of successful pregnancy after hypogastric artery ligation and B-Lynch suturing technique was reported by Api et al in 20054.
Cystotomy is a surgical incision in to the urinary bladder which may be required for the removal of calculi, diagnosis and resection of tumors, refractory urinary tract infections, repair of ectopic ureters, for urinary diversions and ruptured urinary bladder (Brown, 2011).Varieties of suturing patterns are used for the closure of cystotomy wound.
Garber explains, before, a surgeon should even begin to consider tackling single port surgery, they need to master suturing in traditional laparoscopy.
For example, while suturing requires 5 to 10 minutes to complete, even by expert hands, the placement of fibrin glue takes less than 60 seconds (including the compression time).
Suturing minor nonbleeding postpartum lacerations ([is less than] 2 cm long and [is less than] 2 cm deep) does not improve healing rates or decrease perineal discomfort.
Blunt suture needles may be particularly useful in preventing PIs during suturing in a poorly visualized anatomic space--a situation associated with increased risks for PI for surgeons and with transmission of hepatitis B virus from surgeons to patients (7).