Results of a prospective randomised study comparing a non-invasive surgical zipper versus intracutaneous sutures for wound closure

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A prospective randomised study was undertaken to investigate the advantages and disadvantages of a non-invasive surgical zipper (Medizip) vs intracutaneous sutures skin closure in orthopaedic surgery. The study group consisted of 120 consecutive patients, 45 men and 75 women with a mean age of 47 years. The Medizip was used in 20 surgical knee wounds, 20… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s004020100308

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