Comparative study of skin closure in hip surgery.

  title={Comparative study of skin closure in hip surgery.},
  author={Mark T Clayer and R T Southwood},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of surgery},
  volume={61 5},
A prospective, randomized controlled study was performed to compare skin staplers for closure of skin following hip surgery. Patients were randomized to have their skin closed with either continuous subcuticular non-absorbable polypropylene 'prolene' suture (33 patients) or metal skin staples (Autosuture 'Premium' or Davis and Geck 'Oppose'; 33 patients… CONTINUE READING