The absorbable dermal staple device: a faster, more cost-effective method for incisional closure.


BACKGROUND Closure with dermal sutures is time consuming, may increase the risks of inflammation and infection secondary to foreign body reaction, exposes the surgeon to possible needlestick injuries, and has variable cosmetic outcomes depending on each surgeon's technique. The absorbable INSORB dermal stapler is hypothesized to be faster and more cost… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e3181a805c5


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