Set-back versus buried vertical mattress suturing: results of a randomized blinded trial.


BACKGROUND The set-back suture, an absorbable dermal suturing technique, purportedly improves wound eversion and cosmetic outcomes. OBJECTIVE We sought to conduct a split-wound, prospective, randomized study to compare the cosmetic outcome and wound eversion achieved with the set-back suture and the buried vertical mattress suture (BVMS). METHODS A… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jaad.2014.07.018


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