Sidewinder retention sutures for closure of the abdominal wall

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Abstract

Reported herein, a technique of sutures placement that avoids certain objections to the traditional style of retention sutures is described. It is particularly useful in patients undergoing repeated laparotomy and in patients whose wounds are closed in a layered manner and who are at high risk for dehiscence.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)73-74
Number of pages2
JournalSurgery Gynecology and Obstetrics
Volume169
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1989

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Abdominal Wall
Sutures
Suture Techniques
Laparotomy
Wounds and Injuries

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  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Surgery

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Sidewinder retention sutures for closure of the abdominal wall. / Adamas-Rappaport, William -; Putnam, C.

In: Surgery Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 169, No. 1, 1989, p. 73-74.

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