SUTURE, ABSORBABLE

Known as: absorbable suture, absorbable sutures, suture absorbable 
An absorbable surgical gut suture, both plain and chromic, is an absorbable, sterile, flexible thread prepared from either the serosal connective… (More)
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2011
2011
BACKGROUND Surgical site infections (SSI) are the third most common hospital-acquired infections and account for 14% to 16% of… (More)
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2011
2011
BACKGROUND Chronic pain may be a long-term problem related to mesh fixation and operative trauma after Lichtenstein hernioplasty… (More)
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2010
2010
Certain general principles regarding abdominoplasty have remained constant throughout the last century, although incision… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVE In patients undergoing midline incisions, the abdominal fascia can be closed with a continuous or interrupted suture… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
AIM Evaluation of the benefits of a new technique for pterygium surgery with respect to postoperative pain and surgery time… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Silk from the silkworm, Bombyx mori, has been used as biomedical suture material for centuries. The unique mechanical properties… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Chronic inguinal pain occurs in 20–30% of patients after hernia surgery. A prospective randomized study of 162 patients was… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Synthetic absorbable sutures are available as braided constructions or as monofilaments. Braided absorbable sutures are made… (More)
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1985
1985
The physical and biologic characteristics of a new synthetic absorbable monofilament suture, glycolide trimethylene carbonate… (More)
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1981
1981
The chemical and biologic properties of a unique, new monofilament suture, polydioxanone, have been described. The inherent… (More)
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