Suture technique and wound-bursting strength.

@article{Poole1984SutureTA,
  title={Suture technique and wound-bursting strength.},
  author={Galen V. Poole and Jay Wayne Meredith and Neal D. Kon and M B Mart{\'i}n and Eiji Kawamoto and Robert A. Myers},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  year={1984},
  volume={50 10},
  pages={569-72}
}
Despite advances in wound healing, fascial dehiscence continues to be a problem in celiotomy wounds. Experimental and clinical studies on suture material and on patient-related factors in wound disruption are abundant, but little attention has been given to mechanical factors in wound closure, although they may be of greater importance. A midline abdominal wound was made in 120 Harlan Sprague-Dawley rats, and the fascia was closed with Dacron in one of six ways: simple interrupted, interrupted… CONTINUE READING

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