Catgut

Known as: Catguts 
Sterile collagen strands obtained from healthy mammals. They are used as absorbable surgical ligatures and are frequently impregnated with chromium… (More)
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2007
2007
Suture materials are widely used in urological surgery especially in regions that are in contact with urine. In this study, we… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
From 1986 more than 184,000 cattle in the UK and islands (of which >1,880 have been detected by active surveillance using rapid… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND If medical management is unsuccessful in controlling postpartum hemorrhage, conservative surgical intervention or… (More)
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1998
1998
OBJECTIVE To compare polyglactin 910 sutures with chromic catgut sutures for postpartum perineal repair. DESIGN A stratified… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND While the advantages of laparoscopic cholecystectomy are clear, the benefits of laparoscopic appendectomy (LA) are… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
We report our first experience with a laparoscopic treatment of congenital choledochal cysts involving the total cyst resection… (More)
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1991
Review
1991
The ideal suture is strong, handles easily and forms secure knots. It causes minimal tissue inflammation and does not promote… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
This report analyzes factors associated with 71 recurrent inguinal hernias in 62 children treated between 1976 and 1988. Cases… (More)
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1988
1988
Two hundred ten rats were randomized into one of five study groups to compare standard absorbable sutures with a new synthetic… (More)
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1979
1979
The "quality" of poly(glycolic acid) as an absorbable suture material was investigated in comparison with catgut. Tissue… (More)
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