Suture



- See: arthroscopic knot tying techniques

- Square Knot:
      - Knot Security: How Many Throws Does It Really Take? 

- Orthocord:
      - Biologic Response to Orthopedic Sutures: A Histologic Study in a Rabbit Model

 

- Wound Closure Types Orthopaedic Surgery:
              - subcuticular closure:
                     - reported 8-10% wound complication (/infection) risk in compromised wounds such as TKR and calcaneal fractures;
              - Modality of wound closure after total knee replacement: are staples as safe as sutures? A retrospective study of 181 patients.
              - Skin closure using staples and Nylon sutures: a comparison of results
              - Sutures versus staples for skin closure in orthopaedic surgery: meta-analysis.
              - Should we still stitch the subcutaneous fat layer? A clinical and ultrasound assessment in 50 hip operations
              - Comparative study of skin closure in hip surgery
               - Is a fat stitch required when closing a hip hemiarthroplasty wound without a drain? 
              - Inverted running interlocking suture (IRIS): a technique for rapid closure of wounds
              - Delayed wound healing and nutritional deficiencies after total hip arthroplasty.
              - Sutures versus staples for wound closure in orthopaedic surgery: a randomized controlled trial.
              - Sutures versus staples for skin closure in orthopaedic surgery: meta-analysis
              - Barbed Suture Is Associated With Increased Risk Of Wound Infection Following Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty
              - Comparing wound complication rates following closure of hip wounds with metallic skin staples or subcuticular vicryl suture: a prospective randomised trial.

Adverse events of sutures: possible interactions of biomaterials?
Comparison of the Mechanical Properties of Different Tension Band Materials and Suture Techniques
Bacterial Adherence to High–Tensile Strength Sutures
Microanastomotic response to needle and suture size.
A comparison of absorbable and nonabsorbable sutures to vascular response in immature arteries.
Strength retention of chromic gut and synthetic absorbable sutures in a nonhealing synovial wound.




Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Thursday, March 24, 2016 8:17 am