Materials used in closing a surgical or traumatic wound. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
A type of fibrous joint between bones of the head.
Techniques for securing together the edges of a wound, with loops of thread or similar materials (SUTURES).
Implants used in arthroscopic surgery and other orthopedic procedures to attach soft tissue to bone. One end of a suture is tied to soft tissue and the other end to the implant. The anchors are made of a variety of materials including titanium, stainless steel, or absorbable polymers.
Premature closure of one or more CRANIAL SUTURES. It often results in plagiocephaly. Craniosynostoses that involve multiple sutures are sometimes associated with congenital syndromes such as ACROCEPHALOSYNDACTYLIA; and CRANIOFACIAL DYSOSTOSIS.
A polyester used for absorbable sutures & surgical mesh, especially in ophthalmic surgery. 2-Hydroxy-propanoic acid polymer with polymerized hydroxyacetic acid, which forms 3,6-dimethyl-1,4-dioxane-dione polymer with 1,4-dioxane-2,5-dione copolymer of molecular weight about 80,000 daltons.
The bone that forms the frontal aspect of the skull. Its flat part forms the forehead, articulating inferiorly with the NASAL BONE and the CHEEK BONE on each side of the face.
Substances used to cause adherence of tissue to tissue or tissue to non-tissue surfaces, as for prostheses.
An absorbable suture material used also as ligating clips, as pins for internal fixation of broken bones, and as ligament reinforcement for surgically managed ligament injuries. Its promising characteristics are elasticity, complete biodegradability, and lack of side effects such as infections.
The SKELETON of the HEAD including the FACIAL BONES and the bones enclosing the BRAIN.
Polymers where the main polymer chain comprises recurring amide groups. These compounds are generally formed from combinations of diamines, diacids, and amino acids and yield fibers, sheeting, or extruded forms used in textiles, gels, filters, sutures, contact lenses, and other biomaterials.
One of a pair of irregularly shaped quadrilateral bones situated between the FRONTAL BONE and OCCIPITAL BONE, which together form the sides of the CRANIUM.
Operative procedures performed on the SKIN.
Propylene or propene polymers. Thermoplastics that can be extruded into fibers, films or solid forms. They are used as a copolymer in plastics, especially polyethylene. The fibers are used for fabrics, filters and surgical sutures.
The maximum stress a material subjected to a stretching load can withstand without tearing. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 5th ed, p2001)
A group of compounds having the general formula CH2=C(CN)-COOR; it polymerizes on contact with moisture; used as tissue adhesive; higher homologs have hemostatic and antibacterial properties.
An autologous or commercial tissue adhesive containing FIBRINOGEN and THROMBIN. The commercial product is a two component system from human plasma that contains more than fibrinogen and thrombin. The first component contains highly concentrated fibrinogen, FACTOR VIII, fibronectin, and traces of other plasma proteins. The second component contains thrombin, calcium chloride, and antifibrinolytic agents such as APROTININ. Mixing of the two components promotes BLOOD CLOTTING and the formation and cross-linking of fibrin. The tissue adhesive is used for tissue sealing, HEMOSTASIS, and WOUND HEALING.
Sterile collagen strands obtained from healthy mammals. They are used as absorbable surgical ligatures and are frequently impregnated with chromium or silver for increased strength. They tend to cause tissue reaction.
Restoration of integrity to traumatized tissue.
Congenital craniostenosis with syndactyly.
A technique of closing incisions and wounds, or of joining and connecting tissues, in which staples are used as sutures.
Pathologic process consisting of a partial or complete disruption of the layers of a surgical wound.
Surgical union or shunt between ducts, tubes or vessels. It may be end-to-end, end-to-side, side-to-end, or side-to-side.
Fastening devices composed of steel-tantalum alloys used to close operative wounds, especially of the skin, which minimizes infection by not introducing a foreign body that would connect external and internal regions of the body. (From Segen, Current Med Talk, 1995)
Infection occurring at the site of a surgical incision.
Polyester polymers formed from terephthalic acid or its esters and ethylene glycol. They can be formed into tapes, films or pulled into fibers that are pressed into meshes or woven into fabrics.
Injuries to the fibrous cords of connective tissue which attach muscles to bones or other structures.
The structure that forms the roof of the mouth. It consists of the anterior hard palate (PALATE, HARD) and the posterior soft palate (PALATE, SOFT).
Each of the upper and lower folds of SKIN which cover the EYE when closed.
Autosomal dominant CRANIOSYNOSTOSIS with shallow ORBITS; EXOPHTHALMOS; and maxillary hypoplasia.
Pathologic processes that affect patients after a surgical procedure. They may or may not be related to the disease for which the surgery was done, and they may or may not be direct results of the surgery.
The properties, processes, and behavior of biological systems under the action of mechanical forces.
Any woven or knit material of open texture used in surgery for the repair, reconstruction, or substitution of tissue. The mesh is usually a synthetic fabric made of various polymers. It is occasionally made of metal.
A hernia caused by weakness of the anterior ABDOMINAL WALL due to midline defects, previous incisions, or increased intra-abdominal pressure. Ventral hernias include UMBILICAL HERNIA, incisional, epigastric, and spigelian hernias.
Partial or total replacement of all layers of a central portion of the cornea.
Implants constructed of materials designed to be absorbed by the body without producing an immune response. They are usually composed of plastics and are frequently used in orthopedics and orthodontics.
The act and process of chewing and grinding food in the mouth.
The musculotendinous sheath formed by the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularis, and teres minor muscles. These help stabilize the head of the HUMERUS in the glenoid fossa and allow for rotation of the SHOULDER JOINT about its longitudinal axis.
A union between adjacent bones or parts of a single bone formed by osseous material, such as ossified connecting cartilage or fibrous tissue. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Surgery performed on the eye or any of its parts.
An orthodontic method used for correcting narrow or collapsed maxillary arches and functional cross-bite. (From Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry),
The outer margins of the ABDOMEN, extending from the osteocartilaginous thoracic cage to the PELVIS. Though its major part is muscular, the abdominal wall consists of at least seven layers: the SKIN, subcutaneous fat, deep FASCIA; ABDOMINAL MUSCLES, transversalis fascia, extraperitoneal fat, and the parietal PERITONEUM.
Fixation of the end of a tendon to a bone, often by suturing.
A dead body, usually a human body.
A continuous protein fiber consisting primarily of FIBROINS. It is synthesized by a variety of INSECTS and ARACHNIDS.
Torn, ragged, mangled wounds.
Unequal curvature of the refractive surfaces of the eye. Thus a point source of light cannot be brought to a point focus on the retina but is spread over a more or less diffuse area. This results from the radius of curvature in one plane being longer or shorter than the radius at right angles to it. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Endoscopic examination, therapy and surgery of the joint.
A biocompatible polymer used as a surgical suture material.
The outermost of the three MENINGES, a fibrous membrane of connective tissue that covers the brain and the spinal cord.
Tongues of skin and subcutaneous tissue, sometimes including muscle, cut away from the underlying parts but often still attached at one end. They retain their own microvasculature which is also transferred to the new site. They are often used in plastic surgery for filling a defect in a neighboring region.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
Fibrous bands or cords of CONNECTIVE TISSUE at the ends of SKELETAL MUSCLE FIBERS that serve to attach the MUSCLES to bones and other structures.
Control of bleeding during or after surgery.
The testing of materials and devices, especially those used for PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS; SUTURES; TISSUE ADHESIVES; etc., for hardness, strength, durability, safety, efficacy, and biocompatibility.
Forcible or traumatic tear or break of an organ or other soft part of the body.
The anteriorly located rigid section of the PALATE.
A purely physical condition which exists within any material because of strain or deformation by external forces or by non-uniform thermal expansion; expressed quantitatively in units of force per unit area.
Their edges project outside. They are pa23ery and rolled up like a spiral cord. The body whorl is very large. The thin ... The sutures are plain. Other distinctive features include a smooth, green columella, an open, black-ringed umbilicus. The ...
... the suture between the pectorals is very short; the axillary and inguinal sutures are rather small. The head is moderate in ... the edges of the jaws are denticulated; the alveolar ridge of the upper jaw is strong. The outer-anterior face of the fore ... The plastron is large, truncated or openly notched in front, and deeply notched and bifid behind; the suture between the ...
Suture shows a callous edge. The aperture is elongate, salmon to orange in colour, with smooth outer lip, thickened in adults. ...
The peristome shows almost continuous edges. The thin and sharp outer edge is weakly projected forward, with a pleurotomoid ... The linear sutures are impressed. The small, mamillate apex is followed by 3 to 4 embryonic, well rounded and very finely ... The columellar edge is a little arched at the top, upright towards the base where it ends pointedly. It shows in the upper part ...
Frontal sutures are distinct, longitudinal edges are sharply defined. Hypostome consists of two longitudinal sclerites, which ... Shorter and almost hairless upper jaws Edges of the prothorax are not jagged but bear spines, Eyes are closer together. These ...
Frontoclypeal suture absent or incomplete. Clypeus is not laterally emarginate. Anterior edge of clypeus or clypeolabrum ... Ventral portion of prothorax on each side with notosternal suture only. Propleuron not extending to anterior edge of prothorax ... Anterior edge of sternite 8 in male without median strut. Anterior edge of sternite 9 in male without median strut. Tergite 9 ... Anterior or mesal edge of eye not or only barely emarginate. Posterior edge of eye not or barely emarginate. Antennal ...
The suture is distinct and not channelled. The umbilicus is perforate, with smoothish walls. The aperture is half as high as ... It is oblique, nearly circular, with sharp, simple, slightly expanded edges. This species occurs in the Caribbean Sea and the ... There are also a few finer ones, especially three near the suture, and occasionally some spiral striation is faintly indicated ...
Carapace olive, that of young with some black spots, especially on the posterior edge of the first three vertebrals; an orange ... suture between gulars and humerals forming a right angle; axillary and inguinal large. Head moderate ; 6nout short, rather ... pointed and prominent; jaws with denticulated edge, upper not notched mesially; alveolar surface of upper jaw with the median ...
The edge is thin, the interior not lirate. The columella is not callous, nearly straight, simple, very slightly recurved at the ... The suture is distinct. The sculpture is composed of numerous tine sharp spiral threads with slightly wider interspaces, ... The notch is shallow, situated at the suture. The aperture is pointed behind. The outer lip is arched well forward, hardly ...
The sutures are linear. The eight whorls are encircled by weakly granose lirae, separated by narrow impressed lines. The ... The outer lip is thick within, smooth, bevelled to an edge. The oblique columella bears in the middle a heavy tubercle, and is ...
The sutures are clearly visible, with the bone edges being slightly displaced. The prefrontal is broken by a parasagittal crack ... running from the frontal suture to the eroded edge of the prefrontal. The generic name of Arenila is derived from the Latin ...
... sutures are passed through the proximal edges of the ATFL and CFL; drill holes are made in the distal fibula; sutures are ... the posterior edge of the extensor retinaculum is then opposed to the anterior edge of the fibula; Post op care: - Standard ... Once all of the repairs are made the surgeon will suture the incisions and apply any necessary bandages. Sports Medicine ... this is mobilized for later attachment to the anterior edge of the fibula; - identify the ATFL,if it is torn, it is usually ...
Its edge is expanded and marked with brown lines. The columella is smooth and arcuated. Minimum recorded depth is 0 m. Maximum ... The linear suture is very fine. The aperture is subrounded, of violet color and within are perceived the external colored lines ...
The suture is appressed. On the earlier whorls the posterior edge is prominent. The whorls are moderately rounded. The spiral ...
The sutures are well impressed. The periphery and the base of the body whorl are well rounded, marked like the space between ... The outer lip is rather thick within but thin at the edge. The columella is stout, curved, reflected, reinforced by the base ... The five or six post-nuclear whorls are very high between the sutures, moderately rounded, marked by lines of growth and fine, ... The nuclear whorls are small, very obliquely immersed in the first of the succeeding turns, above which the edge about two- ...
The sutures are narrowly but decidedly impressed. The penultimate whorl has 7 or 8 equal strong spiral lirae, as wide as the ... Its edge is crenulated. The narrow umbilicus is bounded by an indistinctly crenulated rib, strongly grooved within. The upper ... It is lusterless, soiled whitish or yellowish, with either a series of dark flammules below the sutures. The base of the shell ...
The suture is appressed. The shouldering of the riblets gives the upper whorls a rather inflated appearance. The aperture is ... The notch is deep, with its edges turned up and a little twisted. The siphonal canal is short, wide, slightly reflected, ... and are somewhat attenuated by the time they reach the suture. Of these there are about fifteen on the body whorl, less ...
The sutures, marking the edges of the septa, have broad, shallow, lateral lobes. The siphuncle, which seems to lack diaphragms ...
Eg: Internasal suture. Limbous sutures - edges are bevelled so the plane of the suture is sloping as in a mitre joint. Eg: ... suture Petrosquamous suture Sphenoethmoidal suture Sphenopetrosal suture Lambdoid suture Coronal suture Squamosal suture ... the lambdoid suture Sphenofrontal suture Sphenoparietal suture Sphenosquamosal suture Sphenozygomatic suture Squamosal suture ... Denticulate sutures - the edges slot into each other as in a finger joint. Eg: Lambdoid suture. Serrate sutures - similar to a ...
The sutures are slightly angulated and smooth. The aperture is oval. The outer lip is slightly incurved and serrated on its ... edges, striated internally. The siphonal canal is slightly produced and recurved. The colour of the shell is white, marked with ...
Parietal foramen small and located close to fronto-parietal suture. Parietal table transversely narrow. Sagittal ramus of ... Prefrontal-postorbitofrontal contact distal to lateral edge of frontal. Dorsal surface of postorbitofrontal wide. ... a maxillo-premaxillary suture that forms a relatively long junction between the tooth-bearing bones of the upper jaw, an ...
The keels are very prominent, crenulated on their edge. The whorls descend obliquely from the keels to the suture. The middle ... of the body whorl between the keels is plane and at the sutures slightly angulated. The outer lip is expanded and on its ...
The suture is distinct, appressed; the edge in front thickened and undulated by the sculpture. The anal sulcus is shallow but ... crossing the whorls from a slight shoulder in front of the anal fasciole to the succeeding suture and becoming gradually ...
The six whorls of the teleoconch are flattened, scarcely at all contracted at the sutures, with a very broad tabulate summit, ... The outer lip is thick within, thin at the edge. The columella is curved, somewhat twisted, and strongly reflected. It is ... They are marked like the space between the sutures. The aperture is large, oblong-ovate, slightly effuse anteriorly. The ... above which only the tilted edge of the last volution projects. ...
The suture is margined. The lip is not expanded and has a brownish edge; the internal rib is white, or sometimes the whole lip ...
The round whorls are smooth with deep sutures. The apex is in many cases eroded. The ovate aperture is characterized by a ... marked lip edge. The dark brown to almost black head shows white spots on the tentacles and on the neck and a black spot in ...
The sutures are ill-defined. The aperture has an acute posterior angle. The outer lip is thick within, sharp at the edge. The ... of which about 24 occur between the sutures on the penultimate turn and about 30 upon the base of the body whorl. ...
... subcanaliculate suture. The rounded, almost pearly aperture is oblique. The outer lip is duplicate. Its edge is acute, ...
The spiral edge between the whorls, or suture, is quite distinct. The larger two or three whorls may have small ridges, while ...
Its lateral edge corresponds with the remains of the petrosquamous suture. The Atticus is the part of the tegmentum tympani ...
A small opening in the drape is then made overlying the incision and yellow hooks utilized to secure the edges of the opening ... Otherwise, the skin is sutured up and/or the scrotum is fabricated. ... The flap, while still attached to the blood supply, is formed to a rough phallus shape by rolling the edges together. ... to the edges of the incision, completely covering and isolating the patient's skin. At this point new instruments and equipment ...
They are not true sutures, but can often be used in addition to, or in place of real sutures for small wounds. Butterfly ... The pad is placed against the wound, and overlapping edges of the sticky material are smoothed down so they stick to the ...
Supination of the foot refers to turning of the sole of the foot inwards, shifting weight to the lateral edge.[32] ...
which is defined by counting holomorphic triangles (that is, holomorphic maps of a triangle whose vertices and edges map to the ... There are also extensions of the 3-manifold homologies to 3-manifolds with boundary: sutured Floer homology (Juhász 2008) and ...
It is also used to repair small nicks in the leading edge of wood propeller blades on light aircraft,[8] although this ... Due to the toxicity issues of ethyl cyanoacrylate, the use of 2-octyl cyanoacrylate for sutures is preferred. ... suture canals through the skin's epidermal, dermal, and subcutaneous fat layers introduce additional routes of contamination),[ ... Studies confirm that cyanoacrylate can be safer and more functional for wound closure than traditional suturing (stitches).[15] ...
The taxa also differ in the structure of the metasoma: about 90% of ichneumonids have a flexible suture between tergites 2 and ... 3, whereas these tergites are fused in braconids (though the suture is secondarily flexible in Aphidiinae).[2] ...
Except for the Daen Lao Range (ทิวเขาแดนลาว) at the far northern edge, all ranges in the north of Thailand are roughly aligned ... During the Middle Triassic Shan-Thai sutured nearly simultaneously to Indochina and to South China, the continent-continent ... consists of Shan-Thai and Indochina Microcontinents or Terranes welded together by the subsequently deformed Nan Suture.... ...
The open edges are then attached together (typically with surgical staples, sutures, or both) to leave the stomach shaped more ... best be understood as a version of the more popular gastric sleeve or gastrectomy surgery where a sleeve is created by suturing ...
The external or ventral region refers to sutures along the lower (outer) edge of the shell, where the left and right suture ... Only in these internal-mold specimens can the suture lines be observed; in life, the sutures would have been hidden by the ... While nearly all nautiloids show gently curving sutures, the ammonoid suture line (the intersection of the septum with the ... On suture diagrams the external saddle is supplied with an arrow which typically points towards the aperture. The lateral ...
Two grooves cross these edges transversely; they are converted into the anterior and posterior ethmoidal canals by the ethmoid ... Petrosquamous suture. *(note: ossicles in petrous part, but not part of temporal bone) ...
... on the carapace are the sutures into which they insert, known as the Bridge carapace suture.[5] ... Around the edge of the shell are 12 pairs of marginal scutes. All these scutes are aligned so that for the most part the ... The actual suture between the bridge and the plastron is called the anterior bridge strut.[5] In Pleurodires the posterior ... Transverse sections through the first neural of A. Aspideretes hurum showing the suture between the wide neural bone (N) and ...
The extinct predatory fish Dunkleosteus had sharp edges of hard exposed bone along its jaws.[59][60] ... "suture". ... Petrosquamous suture. *(note: ossicles in petrous part, but not ...
The ontogenetic stage of the holotype of P. brachydeirus is not known, but the rounded edge on the distal end of the femur and ... Finally, the suture between the premaxilla and parietal bone is located around orbital midlength. P. westburyensis also ... premaxilla-parietal suture located level with the anterior region of the orbit; cervical centra lacking ventral ridge; and ... and premaxilla-parietal suture located level with the anterior region of the orbit.[1] ...
The skin graft is sutured to the edges of the defect, and a bolster dressing is placed atop the graft for seven to ten days, to ... most can be repaired with simple repair where skin edges are approximated and closed with sutures. This will result in a linear ... Signs include a mole that has changed in size, shape, color, has irregular edges, has more than one color, is itchy or bleeds.[ ... In a full thickness skin graft, a segment of skin is totally removed and the donor site needs to be sutured closed.[51] ...
One of those orogenic belts, the Mozambique Belt, formed 800 to 650 Ma and was originally interpreted as the suture between ... include a piece transferred from Laurentia when the west edge of Gondwana scraped against southeast Laurentia in the Ordovician ... In it, Neoproterozoic India collided with the already combined Azania and Congo-Tanzania-Bangweulu Block, suturing along the ...
Sutures between the neural arches with the centra of the vertebrae were more complex in the front part of the trunk of ... These rod-like chevrons would have been closely attached to the bottom edges of the centra. They articulated with the preceding ... In Spinophorosaurus, suture complexity was most pronounced in the front part of the trunk, indicating that stresses were ... were fused in the midline, unlike the other sutures of the skull. Between the frontals was a small pineal foramen. , about 10 ...
These trabeculae may also be thought of as the rims of two large foramina that incise the posterior edge of the sternum, and ... He noted that there were other feature of the skull, such as the retention of sutures into adulthood, that were like those of ... The pelvis has an open ilio-ischiatic fenestra that incises the posterior edge between the ilium and ischium, as in all ...
In the 1800s, the surgical advancements of anesthesia, suturing, suturing materials and acceptance of Joseph Lister's theories ... In 1834, Mendé proposed that dissecting and repair of the edges of the tissues could be done. In 1859, Huguier proposed the ... Beginning in 1976, improvement in suturing began along with the surgical removal of the vagina being used to treat prolapse of ... During surgery, the repair of the vaginal wall consists of folding over and then suturing the existing tissue between the ...
Purse-string suture, a continuous, circular inverting suture which is made to secure apposition of the edges of a surgical or ... In contrast to single layer suturing, two layer suturing generally involves suturing at a deeper level of a tissue followed by ... Suture thread is made from numerous materials. The original sutures were made from biological materials, such as catgut suture ... Modern sutures range from #5 (heavy braided suture for orthopedics) to #11-0 (fine monofilament suture for ophthalmics). ...
They form connections to the ECM at the wound edges, and they attach to each other and to the wound edges by desmosomes. Also, ... Delayed primary closure or secondary suture): *The wound is initially cleaned, debrided and observed, typically 4 or 5 days ... If the wound edges are not reapproximated immediately, delayed primary wound healing transpires. This type of healing may be ... Primary intention is the healing of a clean wound without tissue loss.[96] In this process, wound edges are brought together, ...
The suture being emplaced will narrow the tip of the nose. The red delineation indicates the edge of the nose-tip cartilage, ... The forehead flap is attached to the nasal wound with subcutaneous sutures and skin sutures. If the excess tension of a suture ... The suture (light blue) ends in the needle (white); tweezers (green) hold the nasal cartilage in place for the suturing. ... Moreover, if the donor site cannot be closed with sutures, or if the skin blanches (whitens) when sutured, usually because of ...
Clapson, Mark (2004). A Social History of Milton Keynes: Middle England/Edge City. London: Frank Cass. pp. , 40. ISBN 0-7146- ... "A worldwide review of the uses of the uterine compression suture techniques as alternative to hysterectomy in the management of ... The edges of each grid square are landscaped and densely planted, some additionally have berms. Traffic movements are fast, ... responsible for inventing the eponymously named B-Lynch suture which is used to treat post-partum haemorrhage due to uterine ...
To facilitate the dermal closure (joining the wound edges) with minimal tension to the sutures, the breast implant either is ... The deep dermis is approximated (joined) with sutures, in a simple, interrupted fashion. The key suture is emplaced at the ... a suture is emplaced to achieve the continuous approximation of the nipple-areola complex to the adjacent skin edge, and to the ... The subcutaneous dermal closure is effected with interrupted sutures. As required, the final adjustments before suturing the ...
In southwestern Saskatchewan and southeastern Alberta a suture zone between the Laurentide and Cordilleran ice sheets formed ... The drumlins and eskers formed at its melting edge are landmarks of the Lower Connecticut River Valley. ...
... such as the edges of the philtrum) and tuck away stitches as far up the nose as possible. Incomplete cleft gives the surgeon ... some studies believe that inappropriate negative pressure on the suture line may affect results. Babies can be fed by a ...
They advocated draining and cleaning the wound edges with wine, dressing the wound after suturing, if necessary and leaving the ...
Ribs are regular transverse foldings of the shell, which generally extend from the suture to suture. They are usually spaced ... When a row of spines is formed at the edge or outer lip of the shell during a resting period, this feature sometimes remains ... Suture: The junction between whorls of most gastropods. *Teleoconch : the entire shell without the protoconch; the postnuclear ... When an angulation occurs, the space between it and the suture above it constitutes the area known as the "shoulder" of the ...
The pharyngeal aponeurosis is attached to the entire length of the posterior edge of the medial plate, and the constrictor ... Petrosquamous suture. *(note: ossicles in petrous part, but not part of temporal bone) ... Projecting backward from near the middle of the posterior edge of this plate is an angular process, the processus tubarius, ... Posterior edge is sharp, and often has sharp projection - pterygospinous process (Civinini process). ...
The pectoral muscles may be released along its inferior edge to allow a larger, more supple pocket for the expander at the ... To create an areola, a circular incision may be made around the new nipple and sutured back again. The nipple and areolar ... by reflection of the rectus abdominis muscle may be strengthened by a piece of surgical mesh placed over the defect and sutured ...
The technology for phages to be applied to dry surfaces, e.g., uniforms, curtains, or even sutures for surgery now exists. ... Edge effects. *Foster's rule. *Habitat fragmentation. *Ideal free distribution. *Intermediate Disturbance Hypothesis ...
Sutured for a Living I am a plastic surgeon in Little Rock, AR. I used to "suture for a living", I continue "to live to sew". ... Genius on the Edge - book review Updated 3/2017-- photo and all links (except to my own posts) removed as many no longer active ... I received a free copy of the book, Genius on the Edge: The Bizarre Double Life of Dr. William Stewart Halsted by Gerald Imber ...
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The OMNISILK dental surgical suture is a non-absorbable polyfilament, in natural protein fibre, made by weaving a suitable ... Silk Suture 4/0 Cutting Edge 19 mm 3/8 circle Cutting Edge ... Silk Suture 4/0 Cutting Edge 19 mm 3/8 circle Cutting Edge. ... With its three cutting edges, this needle passes through the tissue easily and is suitable for almost all uses. It offers an ... ADVANTAGES: The HS needle is also called "triangular" or "reverse cutting" because the cutting edges are on the sides and the ...
The POLYOMINI surgical suture is a non-absorbable polyfilament suture that is made with polyethylene terephthalate based ... Polyester Suture 4/0 Cutting Edge 16 mm 3/8 circle Cutting Edge ... The POLYOMINI surgical suture is a non-absorbable polyfilament ... The polyester suture is distinguished for its greater tear resistance and lower risk of tissue reactions compared to silk. ... suture that is made with polyethylene terephthalate based material, which is a biologically inert material with low tissue ...
9A sutured with. edge stronger. suturing. polypropylene. with omentum. sutures. B. Composite of. 60. Edge adhesions. some. ... Subcutaneous tissues were closed with a simple continuous suture pattern using size 3-0 synthetic absorbable suture. The skin ... were sutured over each defect using a polypropylene suture (4-0) in a continuous pattern and oriented adjacent to the cecum. ... The abdominal wall was closed with a simple continuous suture pattern over-sewn by several simple interrupted stitches using ...
The PGA suture has a layer of polycaprolactone copolymer. The suture still has 50% of its initial tensile strength 14 ... The PGA surgical suture is an absorbable synthetic surgical suture made by weaving a suitable number of braided polyglycolic ... P.G.A. suture 3/0 Cutting Edge 19 mm 3/8 circle Cutting Edge ... P.G.A. suture 3/0 Cutting Edge 19 mm 3/8 circle Cutting Edge. ... The PGA suture has a layer of polycaprolactone copolymer. The suture still has 50% of its initial tensile strength 14 days ...
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Extra heavy duty stainless steel suture needle features a straight stem and cutting edge. One dozen, regular eye, non-sterile. ... Extra heavy duty stainless steel suture needle features a straight stem and cutting edge. One dozen, regular eye, non-sterile. ... Extra heavy duty stainless steel suture needle features a straight stem and cutting edge. One dozen, regular eye, non-sterile. ...
The removal of non-absorbable sutures at the right time is important to avoid suture shaped marks on the skin. ... Choosing the correct suturing technique and meticulous planning is essential for a desirable outcome. ... Vertical mattress suture: It is a variation of a simple interrupted suture. The needle is inserted at the wound edge and a ... Simple interrupted suture: It is the most common and simple form of suturing technique. The suture is placed by inserting the ...
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Ridged sutures refer to an overlap of the bony plates of the skull in an infant, with or without early closure. ... The edges of the bony plates meet edge-to-edge. This is the normal position. ... The borders where these plates intersect are called sutures or suture lines. In an infant only a few minutes old, the pressure ... Premature closing of the suture that runs from side-to-side on the skull (coronal suture) leads to a short, wide head. ...
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A round point is tapered and has no cutting edges; it passes through tissue by stretching it. This needle is used for suturing ... Knotted sutures have two-thirds the strength of unknotted sutures. In selecting suture material, the tensile strength of a ... coated polyglactin 910 suture with triclosan) with coated VICRYL suture (coated polyglactin 910 suture). Surg Infect (Larchmt) ... As swelling subsides, however, the suture retains its new size and may not continue to adequately approximate the wound edges. ...
The tray has at least one suture-holding section with resilient clips and bosses to retain a surgical sutures in the suture- ... An array of suture-holding racks includes a first rack having a base with a base connector engaging a mating base connector of ... A rack for holding a surgical suture includes a first base having a base connector that can releasably engage a mating base ... Vascular opening edge eversion methods and apparatuses. US8998932. Jun 18, 2012. Apr 7, 2015. Abbott Laboratories. Systems for ...
... through the bight so that the two ends of the suture length are accessible external to the tissue tract for securing the suture ... positioning a suture placement device in a tissue tract and into a puncture in the blood vessel wall, the placement device ... guiding the suture length from the first penetration across a proximal side of the puncture to a second penetration adjacent to ... advancing the first end of the length of suture in a distal direction from the device through a first penetration in the blood ...
A doctor will feel the babys head for hard edges along the sutures and unusual soft spots. The doctor also will look for any ... Metopic synostosis - The metopic suture runs from the babys nose to the sagittal suture at the top of the head. If this suture ... The right and left coronal sutures run from each ear to the sagittal suture at the top of the head. When one of these sutures ... When this occurs, the suture is said to "close." In a baby with craniosynostosis, one or more of the sutures closes too early. ...
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It remains unclear which tongue lacerations should be sutured and which would benefit from spontaneous healing. ... Gaping wound edges, n (%). 11 (91.7%). 20 (32.8%). 31 (42.5%). 0.000. Tongue border involvement, n (%). 11 (91.7%). 40 (65.6%) ... loosely suturing tongue wounds and placing deep wounds in layers [7], and suturing only wounds larger than 2 cm or when ... This is why we recommend a suture technique with single and recessed button sutures and with absorbable thread of sufficient ...
The edges of the tendon are brought together. The tendon is attached to the bone with sutures. ... Small rivets (called suture anchors) are often used to help attach the tendon to the bone. ...
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Their edges project outside. They are pa23ery and rolled up like a spiral cord. The body whorl is very large. The thin ... The sutures are plain. Other distinctive features include a smooth, green columella, an open, black-ringed umbilicus. The ...
... each of said clamps having two jaws for clamping and fixing the organs being sutured and detachably joined together so that the ... dies with grooves for clinching said staples and suitable for grasping and fixing the walls of the organs being sutured, ... planes of the clamps and retain said casings regardless of the reciprocal positions of the clamps and the width of the suturing ... A surgical apparatus for suturing organs with metal staples comprises two clamps, ...
Closing dead space Supporting and strengthening wounds until healing increases their tensile strength Approximating skin edges ... the technique of suturing is thousands of years old. Although suture materials and aspects of the technique have changed, the ... Interrupted sutures also allow the surgeon to make adjustments as needed to properly align wound edges as the wound is sutured. ... Pulley suture. The pulley suture facilitates greater stretching of the wound edges and is used when additional wound closure ...
The suture delivery structure is constructed and arranged to engage a forwardmost suture element. A receptacle delivery ... A series of successive suture elements and a series of successive receptacle elements are carried by the arm assembly. A suture ... An actuating structure is carried by the arm assembly and is constructed and arranged to move the suture delivery structure ... suture element delivery device is provided including an elongated arm assembly having proximal and distal ends. ...
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  • Extra heavy duty stainless steel suture needle features a straight stem and cutting edge. (havalon.com)
  • ADVANTAGES: The HS needle is also called "triangular" or "reverse cutting" because the cutting edges are on the sides and the bottom. (camark.gr)
  • With its three cutting edges, this needle passes through the tissue easily and is suitable for almost all uses. (camark.gr)
  • The suture is placed by inserting the needle perpendicular to the epidermis . (medicinenet.com)
  • The needle is inserted at the wound edge and a wider bite of tissue is included before exiting the skin in the same position at the opposite end of the wound edge. (medicinenet.com)
  • The needle is inserted 5 to 10 mm from the wound edge and exits on the opposite side of the wound. (medicinenet.com)
  • In this way, the needle passes from the nose piece through the transition region in a proximal direction, and is able to pass through tissue within the transition region generally on the opposite side of a tissue puncture from the first suture passage. (google.ca)
  • The needle then exits from the device, permitting the suture attached to the needle to be drawn fully through the device. (google.ca)
  • Interaction between the needle holder and suture needle. (medscape.com)
  • Pressure applied by the needle holder leads to inadvertent straightening of the suture needle. (medscape.com)
  • 2. The method of claim 1 , wherein advancing a length of suture in a distal direction comprises pushing a needle which carries the suture through the first penetration. (google.com)
  • 3. The method of claim 2 , wherein guiding the suture length comprises elastically bending the needle as it tracks within the blood vessel to the second penetration. (google.com)
  • 4. The method of claim 3 , wherein advancing the suture length in a proximal direction comprises pushing the needle so that a needle tip passes proximally out through the vessel wall adjacent the puncture. (google.com)
  • 7. The method of claim 6 , wherein advancing the suture comprises pushing the suture distally through a lumen of a first needle guide tube and pulling the suture proximally through a second needle guide tube. (google.com)
  • MIAMI, Fla. (Date) - Strauss Surgical, a Miami-based manufacturer of endoscopes and surgical instrumentation, recently announced the release and patent pending of the Cobra® Suture Passer with an Integrated Reusable Steel Needle. (medgadget.com)
  • The Cobra® is the first arthroscopic mechanical suture passer which performs precise grasping and suture passing without the need for any disposable needle cartridge, due to its Integrated Reusable Steel Needle. (medgadget.com)
  • Most suture passers use a disposable nitinol needle, which is bent within an instrument in order to pass suture through a tendon. (medgadget.com)
  • After six years of research and development, we are pleased to have completed the design and development of the first arthroscopic mechanical suture passer which does not require a disposable needle. (medgadget.com)
  • The Cobra® is the first suture passer with an Integrated Reusable Steel Needle made out of a hardened proprietary stainless steel alloy. (medgadget.com)
  • The techniques that you use, the suture material you use, and the specific type of needle you use will vary depending on whether you are closing a simple laceration on the foot, a complex laceration on the face, a gastrointestinal anastomosis, a vascular anastomosis, or closing a median sternotomy. (bu.edu)
  • The distal segment of the needle is straight with a circular cross section, and has a sharpened tip with a triangular cross section having three sharp edges for cutting rather than tearing tissue during penetration. (google.com)
  • The proximal end of the needle forms a suture attachment segment, and may be circular in cross section. (google.com)
  • This invention is directed to a needle for use in forming sutures in tissue. (google.com)
  • Some needle tips also include cutting edges which increase the sharpness of the tip, thereby reducing the amount of force required to insert the needle into tissue. (google.com)
  • Many people learn how to stitch (suture), staple, glue, or otherwise close a wound because they imagine an emergency situation where the only chance of survival is a MacGyver surgery hack with a fishing needle and dental floss. (theprepared.com)
  • Suture is just the medical term for normal stitches using a needle and thread - staples, butterflies, and other closure methods are not considered a suture. (theprepared.com)
  • double-armed suture one made with suture material threaded through a needle at each end. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Gély's suture a continuous stitch for wounds of the intestine, made with a thread having a needle at each end. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • lock-stitch suture a continuous hemostatic suture used in intestinal surgery, in which the needle is, after each stitch, passed through the loop of the preceding stitch. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • A needle-suture combination employing a heat shrunk sleeve to attach a needle to a suture. (google.co.uk)
  • 1. A needle-suture combination comprising a needle having first and second ends, a suture, and a heat shrunk polymeric sleeve surrounding and anchoring therewithin a first end of said needle and an end of said suture establishing a high strength mechanical attachment between said needle and said suture. (google.co.uk)
  • More particularly, the invention relates to the utilization of a shrink sleeve heat shrunk-fit to couple together a needle and a suture. (google.co.uk)
  • A shrink sleeve or shrink sleeves might additionally be utilized to couple a needle and a number of sutures for providing a linked tandem suture or a controlled release suture or for linking a number of sutures. (google.co.uk)
  • There exist in the art a variety of teachings pertaining to the attachment of a suture to a suture needle. (google.co.uk)
  • Exemplary of needle suture connection might be the placement of an end of a suture into a hole or channel in the blunt end of a needle whereinafter the hole or channel is mechanically swaged or crimped onto the suture so that the suture is firmly held within the needle. (google.co.uk)
  • Another teaching for anchoring a suture to a needle might be the placement of a suture tip into a recess in the blunt end of a needle whereafter the needle is heated to expand the suture tip within the recess into tight engagement with the recess walls. (google.co.uk)
  • Yet another teaching for connecting a needle and a suture might be by means of a needle shank portion of smaller diameter than the needle diameter, with the shank being inserted into an internal or central bore provided in the suture for tight fitting engagement and anchoring therein. (google.co.uk)
  • When your doctor sutures a wound, they'll use a needle attached to a length of "thread" to stitch the wound shut. (healthline.com)
  • Suture material is also attached to a needle. (healthline.com)
  • Navigate below to find discounts on all your Suture & suture needle sets needs. (net32.com)
  • The 'thread' or suture that is used is attached to a needle. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Then the needle with the thread attached is used to 'sew' the edges of the wound together, in an effort to recreate the original appearance. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Disadvantages include possible crosshatching, the risk of dehiscence if the suture material ruptures, difficulty in making fine adjustments along the suture line, and puckering of the suture line when the stitches are placed in thin skin. (medscape.com)
  • Stitches hold the edges of your skin together so a cut can heal properly. (kidshealth.org)
  • A suture used to approximate fascial edges, in which alternate near and far stitches are used. (dictionary.com)
  • A continuous or uninterrupted suture is one that is made with a single strand of suture material in a series of stitches that are not individually knotted. (wisegeek.com)
  • After the suture thread is knotted, the remaining stitches are woven from one side of the wound to the other. (wisegeek.com)
  • mattress suture suturing with the stitches parallel to the wound edges ( horizontal mattress suture ) or at right angles to them ( vertical mattress suture ). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • subcuticular suture a method of skin closure involving placement of stitches in the subcuticular tissues parallel with the line of the wound. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • These made need sutures (stitches) or special tape to close the wounds. (healthgrades.com)
  • You'll often see sutures and stitches referred to interchangeably. (healthline.com)
  • This technique involves a series of stitches that use a single strand of suture material. (healthline.com)
  • For 3 animals (laser plus stitch) the incision was surgically sutured with 2 stitches of a nylon monofilament and laser impacts were performed between the stitches. (spie.org)
  • The approximation of the edges of the wound with additional stitches is an evident drawback. (spie.org)
  • The use of additional stitches should be avoided to keep the theoretical advantages of corneal would suture using laser welding. (spie.org)
  • Depending on the depth of the laceration, multiple layers of sutures (stitches) may be needed to close the laceration. (petplace.com)
  • Sutures (stitches) that dissolve over time may be used to close the incision of the organ. (petplace.com)
  • The abdominal incision is then closed with one or two layers of self-dissolving sutures (stitches). (petplace.com)
  • Stitches (also called sutures) are used to close cuts and wounds in the skin. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • All sutured wounds that require stitches will have scar formation, but the scarring is usually minimal. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • The POLYOMINI surgical suture is a non-absorbable polyfilament suture that is made with polyethylene terephthalate based material, which is a biologically inert material with low tissue reaction. (omniaspa.eu)
  • The polyester suture is distinguished for its greater tear resistance and lower risk of tissue reactions compared to silk. (omniaspa.eu)
  • Inserting it perpendicularly helps in a wider bite of deeper tissue to be included in the suture than at the surface leading to rapid wound healing. (medicinenet.com)
  • The suture may then be tied in order to close and seal the tissue penetration. (google.ca)
  • The choice of a particular suture material should be based on the patient, wound, tissue characteristics, suture characteristics, and anatomic location. (medscape.com)
  • A method of closing a puncture in a blood vessel wall, including: positioning a suture placement device in a tissue tract and into a puncture in the blood vessel wall, the placement device having a length of suture with a first end, a second end and a bight between the first and second ends with the. (google.com)
  • and advancing the suture length in a proximal direction through the second penetration, through the device, and through the bight so that the two ends of the suture length are accessible external to the tissue tract for securing the suture across the puncture to close the puncture. (google.com)
  • Poor incision placement with respect to relaxed skin tension lines, excessive removal of tissue, or inadequate undermining may limit the surgeon's options in wound closure and suture placement. (medscape.com)
  • Running locked sutures have an increased risk of impairing the microcirculation surrounding the wound, and they can cause tissue strangulation if placed too tightly. (medscape.com)
  • ETHILON suture is dyed black or green to enhance visibility in tissue. (usamedicalsurgical.com)
  • Allows user to adjust the distance between 2 cut tissue edges. (enasco.com)
  • Bringing tissue edges into desired apposition for suturing. (dictionary.com)
  • There are many circumstances in which sutures are used to repair tissue and facilitate healing. (bu.edu)
  • Surgical needles for applying sutures to living tissue are well known in the art. (google.com)
  • Typically the sutures are used to close wounds or adjoin adjacent tissue. (google.com)
  • Curved needles are essential to most surgical procedures involving delicate or fine tissue to accurately locate the suture loop with respect to the tissue for minimizing trauma. (google.com)
  • Curved needles usually include a shaft portion, a proximal end portion for receiving a swaged suture thread, and distal tip portion which is generally sharpened for puncturing tissue. (google.com)
  • An additional advantage of the cutting edges on the tip is reduced trauma to the tissue being penetrated, as the cutting edges create a cleaner incision, with less tearing of the tissue. (google.com)
  • The Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot (STAR) includes fluorescent imaging and a light field camera for 3D capture in addition to the suturing component. (medgadget.com)
  • After randomisation, in 20 patients the transplant was attached to the sclera with a fibrin tissue adhesive (Tisseel Duo Quick) and in 23 patients with absorbable sutures (7-0 Vicryl Rapid). (nih.gov)
  • approximation suture a deep suture for securing apposition of the deep tissue of a wound. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • retention suture a reinforcing suture made of exceptionally strong material such as wire, and including large amounts of tissue in each stitch. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Synthetic absorbable sutures are absorbed by slow hydrolysis, a chemical process in which the polymer reacts with tissue fluids, causing a breakdown of the molecular structure of the material at a predictable rate and with minimal tissue reaction. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • This natural monofilament suture is used for repairing internal soft tissue wounds or lacerations. (healthline.com)
  • This synthetic monofilament suture can be used for many types of soft tissue wound repair (such as abdominal closures) as well as for pediatric cardiac procedures. (healthline.com)
  • This synthetic monofilament suture is used for general use in soft tissue repair. (healthline.com)
  • These types of sutures can all be used generally for soft tissue repair, including for both cardiovascular and neurological procedures. (healthline.com)
  • This type of suture is placed under the layers of tissue below (deep) to the skin. (healthline.com)
  • It offers an excellent penetration capability and high strength, and is indicated for sutures with incision of the periosteum and where there are substantial mucous membranes. (camark.gr)
  • Cut and paste: a no suture, small incision approach to pterygium surgery. (nih.gov)
  • The incision continues down along the front edge of the ear, around the earlobe, and then up and behind the ear extending back into the hairline. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The surgeon trims excess skin from the edges of the original incision and the skin is pulled back into place. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The incision is closed with sutures or staples. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Unlike an incision with smooth edges, a laceration is often jagged and irregular. (petplace.com)
  • Threads of natural, synthetic, or metallic material intended to sew a wound or incision together (i.e., approximate the edges and provide a method for wound closure). (fpnotebook.com)
  • Spaced apart arms (12) and (13) form the distal end of the handle and terminate at inwardly facing pointed ends (12a) and (13a) that are used to pull the sides of a surgical incision together so that the surgeon can close the incision with sutures. (google.com.au)
  • b) a knife blade which is mounted within the handle, wherein a notch is provided in the handle adjacent the blade such that a suture can be inserted into the notch and cut by the blade after the suture is inserted in the incision without injuring a user of the device. (google.com.au)
  • c) cutting the suture outside of the incision with the blade by inserting the suture into the notch and pulling the suture against the blade until the suture cuts. (google.com.au)
  • 14. The method of claim 10 wherein the notch is angled towards the distal end of the device and wherein the handle is directed towards the incision and adjacent to the suture and the suture is then cut. (google.com.au)
  • Ridged sutures refer to an overlap of the bony plates of the skull in an infant, with or without early closure. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Home care depends on the condition causing the premature closure of sutures. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The purpose of a primary wound closure is to approximate the wound edges in order to facilitate the healing process for normal function with minimal risk of infection and give a satisfactory cosmetic result. (smw.ch)
  • The postoperative appearance of a beautifully designed closure or flap can be compromised if an incorrect suture technique is chosen or if the execution is poor. (medscape.com)
  • Frequently, more than one suture technique is needed for optimal closure of a wound. (medscape.com)
  • Some patients have reported less pain while healing when the continuous suture is used for wound closure. (wisegeek.com)
  • There are a few risks when using a continuous suture for wound closure. (wisegeek.com)
  • The interrupted vertical and horizontal mattress suture techniques are two of the most commonly used skin closure methods. (aafp.org)
  • Not intended to replace sutures or other primary wound closure methods. (cvs.com)
  • Disadvantages of using skin closure tapes include less precision in bringing wound edges together than suturing. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • In recent years, the treatment of choice in our paediatric emergency department (ED) has shifted from generally suturing the wounds to more frequently advising secondary wound healing. (smw.ch)
  • In recent years, the treatment of choice has shifted from generally suturing the wounds to advising secondary wound healing, mostly with the belief that the outcome is approximately the same. (smw.ch)
  • As a method for closing cutaneous wounds, the technique of suturing is thousands of years old. (medscape.com)
  • Running sutures are useful for long wounds in which wound tension has been minimized with properly placed deep sutures and in which approximation of the wound edges is good. (medscape.com)
  • therefore, they are useful in wounds under moderate tension or in those requiring additional hemostasis because of oozing from the skin edges. (medscape.com)
  • Close any other wounds Open bowel & secure to skin with evenly spaced absorbable sutures. (slideshare.net)
  • Sutures are used by your doctor to close wounds to your skin or other tissues. (healthline.com)
  • Among the many methods for closing wounds of the skin, stitching, or suturing, is the most common form of repairing a wound . (emedicinehealth.com)
  • These sutures are used to close skin, external wounds, or to repair blood vessels, for example. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Premature closing of the suture running the length of the skull (sagittal suture) produces a long, narrow head. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Sagittal synostosis- The sagittal suture runs along the top of the head, from the baby's soft spot near the front of the head to the back of the head. (cdc.gov)
  • Coronal synostosis - The right and left coronal sutures run from each ear to the sagittal suture at the top of the head. (cdc.gov)
  • Metopic synostosis - The metopic suture runs from the baby's nose to the sagittal suture at the top of the head. (cdc.gov)
  • sagittal suture the line of union of the two parietal bones, dividing the skull anteroposteriorly into two symmetrical halves. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The OMNISILK dental surgical suture is a non-absorbable polyfilament, in natural protein fibre, made by weaving a suitable number of silk fibres from the cocoons of the silkworm Bombyx mori L. The fibres are dyed black and purified to make them reliable in terms of biocompatibility and non-capillarity. (camark.gr)
  • A rack for holding a surgical suture includes a first base having a base connector that can releasably engage a mating base connector of a second base. (google.com)
  • 7. The rack of claim 1 wherein the tray further comprises a resilient clip for retaining a surgical suture in the suture-holding section. (google.com)
  • This type of continuous suture is the least visible. (wisegeek.com)
  • This is a type of continuous suture that is placed around an area and tightened much like the drawstring on a bag. (healthline.com)
  • As a percentage of the total cost for a rotator cuff repair, this represents a whopping 9-17% of the total facility case cost depending on the number of suture anchors used. (medgadget.com)
  • Small rivets (called suture anchors) are often used to help attach the tendon to the bone. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The first self-punching all-suture anchor available, Y-Knot ® RC anchors can help streamline procedures with a fast-efficient technique that eliminates the need to create and find a pilot hole. (conmed.com)
  • While surgeons have many anchor choices, Y-Knot ® Flex All-Suture Anchors provide distinct advantages for transtendinous PASTA repairs. (conmed.com)
  • 5 At 1.8mm, our Y-Knot ® Flex anchors are the smallest double-loaded all-suture anchors available, helping provide a less invasive percutaneous delivery. (conmed.com)
  • Double-loaded with two strands of #2 Hi-Fi ® suture, Y-Knot Flex 1.8mm anchors provide 380N fixation strength while removing up to 80% less bone. (conmed.com)
  • With the double pulley technique, two anchors are placed medially and the sutures are tied together to compress the supraspinatus to the medial footprint without any additional suture passing steps. (conmed.com)
  • In the end, a knot is tied to secure the suture. (medicinenet.com)
  • At first, the knot of a running locked suture is tied similarly to that in a traditional running suture. (medicinenet.com)
  • The optimal suture should be easy to handle and have high tensile strength and knot security. (medscape.com)
  • The Y-Knot ® PRO combines our Y-Knot® anchor with a new, cleat-less suture release technology. (conmed.com)
  • This type of suture is applied so that the suture knot is found inside (that is, under or within the area that is to be closed off). (healthline.com)
  • Doctors literally 'sew' the skin together with individual sutures and tie a secure knot. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Simple sutures are placed in succession, without cutting or tying the suture material. (medicinenet.com)
  • Special algorithms have been written modeled on actual techniques that human surgeons employ to create a plan and execute a set of mechanical movements to suture soft tissues together. (medgadget.com)
  • Sutures are strong, flexible tissues that hold the cranial bones together. (healthline.com)
  • buried suture one placed within the tissues and concealed by the skin. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • This allows the suture to more easily pass through tissues. (healthline.com)
  • Absorbable sutures are used to bring the edges of the underlying tissues together. (petplace.com)
  • Absorbable sutures rapidly break down in the tissues and lose their strength within 60 days. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Postoperatively, leak persisted on swallow study resulting in reoperation and attempted suture repair. (sages.org)
  • A surgical apparatus for suturing organs with metal staples comprises two clamps, each of said clamps having two jaws for clamping and fixing the organs being sutured and detachably joined together so that the mating plane of the jaws of each clamp is perpendicular to the mating plane of the clamps. (google.es)
  • Mounted on the clamp jaws are magazines with slots for staples, staple pushers, dies with grooves for clinching said staples and suitable for grasping and fixing the walls of the organs being sutured, embodied as casings with members fixing the walls of the organs. (google.es)
  • Disadvantages of staples are permanent scars if used inappropriately and imperfect aligning of the wound edges, which can lead to improper healing. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • The suture is started by placing a simple interrupted stitch, which is tied, but not sliced. (medicinenet.com)
  • In this article, the techniques of suture placement for various types of stitch are described, the rationale for choosing one suture technique over another is reviewed, and the advantages and disadvantages of each suture technique are discussed. (medscape.com)
  • A wound that's between one-half and one inch might heal better with a stitch or two, and a wound that's longer than an inch will almost always heal better if it's sutured. (equisearch.com)
  • interrupted suture one in which each stitch is made with a separate piece of material. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Slit-lamp photograph of an amniotic membrane disc sutured to the cornea with a 10‑0 nylon running stitch, used to treat painful bullous keratopathy. (aao.org)
  • Approximation of the edges of the would was successfully obtained in the (laser plus stitch) group. (spie.org)
  • purse-string suture a type of suture commonly used to bury the stump of the appendix , a continuous running suture being placed about the opening, and then drawn tight. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Compared with running (continuous) sutures, interrupted sutures are easy to place, have greater tensile strength, and have less potential for causing wound edema and impaired cutaneous circulation. (medscape.com)
  • What Is a Continuous Suture? (wisegeek.com)
  • The three main types of continuous sutures used by most surgeons are the over-and-over suture, the inter- locking suture , and the intra-cutaneous suture. (wisegeek.com)
  • Continuous sutures are used for many medical procedures. (wisegeek.com)
  • After childbirth, a continuous suture is used to repair any vaginal tearing that may have occurred during delivery. (wisegeek.com)
  • Continuous sutures are also used in some plastic surgery operations, such as a face or brow lift. (wisegeek.com)
  • A continuous inter-locking suture is more secure than the over-and-over suture method. (wisegeek.com)
  • There are three main types of continuous sutures: the over-and-over suture, the inter-locking suture, and the intra-cutaneous suture. (wisegeek.com)
  • It is possible that the continuous suture will have less tensile strength than another form of wound stitching. (wisegeek.com)
  • continuous suture one in which a continuous, uninterrupted length of material is used. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • This type of suture can be placed rapidly and is also strong, since tension is distributed evenly throughout the continuous suture strand. (healthline.com)
  • The edges of the fascial defect are approximated transversely with interrupted sutures. (medscape.com)
  • Patient sustained gastric sleeve laceration by distal edge of the stent. (sages.org)
  • Surgical repair of a laceration on a dog is indicated whenever the laceration occurred recently and is large enough to warrant sutures. (petplace.com)
  • Most often, laceration under 1 cm or 1/2 inch in length do not need sutures. (petplace.com)
  • The rectal mucosa has already been repaired with a sub-mucosal suture commencing at the apex of the laceration and extending continuously onto perineal skin. (ispub.com)
  • Its lateral edge corresponds with the remains of the petrosquamous suture. (bartleby.com)
  • Premature closing of the suture that runs from side-to-side on the skull (coronal suture) leads to a short, wide head. (medlineplus.gov)
  • If there is ridging, the child might need x-rays or other types of scans of the skull to show whether the sutures have closed too early. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The spaces between a typical baby's skull bones are filled with flexible material and called sutures. (cdc.gov)
  • These sutures allow the skull to grow as the baby's brain grows. (cdc.gov)
  • Around two years of age, a child's skull bones begin to join together because the sutures become bone. (cdc.gov)
  • When a suture closes and the skull bones join together too soon, the baby's head will stop growing in only that part of the skull. (cdc.gov)
  • In the other parts of the skull where the sutures have not joined together, the baby's head will continue to grow. (cdc.gov)
  • When one of these sutures closes too early, the baby may have a flattened forehead on the side of the skull that closed early (anterior plagiocephaly). (cdc.gov)
  • Wherever there's a bony prominence or a sharp ridge on an anatomical area on their skull that creates a sharp edge - on the cheek, the orbital rib on the eyebrow, the bridge of the nose - you're going to get cut,' Stile says. (wired.com)
  • Skull sutures. (sciencephoto.com)
  • 3D CT scan of the surface of a 30-year-old's skull, showing the sutures. (sciencephoto.com)
  • Sutures are a type of rigid fibrous joint where the bones of the skull join. (sciencephoto.com)
  • Separated sutures are large, atypical gaps in the skull of an infant. (healthline.com)
  • Diseases and conditions that cause increased pressure in the skull may raise an infant's risk of suture separation. (healthline.com)
  • cranial suture the lines of junction between the bones of the skull. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • An endoscopic, suture element delivery device is provided including an elongated arm assembly having proximal and distal ends. (google.es)
  • First, suture material can be classified as either absorbable or nonabsorbable. (healthline.com)
  • Nonabsorbable sutures will need to be removed by your doctor at a later date or in some cases left in permanently. (healthline.com)
  • Some examples of nonabsorbable sutures can be found below. (healthline.com)
  • Sutures are divided into two general categories, namely, absorbable and nonabsorbable. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Nonabsorbable sutures , on the other hand, maintain their strength for longer than 60 days. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Suture needles are depicted in the images below. (medscape.com)
  • Standard suture passers normally use disposable nitinol needles that need to be bent in order to pass through tendons. (medgadget.com)
  • Suturing needles are usually made from a cut blank or a length of wire of a material such as stainless steel. (google.com)
  • 13. The rack of claim 1 further including an unsealed packaged suture positioned in the suture-holding section and a sterile package surrounding said rack. (google.com)
  • A non-absorbable, sterile, surgical, monofilament suture composed of the long-chain, aliphatic polymers Nylon 6 and Nylon 6.6. (usamedicalsurgical.com)
  • Disinfect the surgical work surface with commercial disinfectant and prepare sterile surgical packs of instruments, drapes, gauze, swabs, sutures, and scalpel blades by autoclaving. (jove.com)
  • Even if you have a sterile suture kit with all the right gear, you're still poking holes in flesh or adding chemicals that can potentially create more problems. (theprepared.com)
  • The sphincter edges were overlapped and approximated with 1/0 polypropylene (Prolene®) sutures. (ispub.com)
  • Second, although both species have small spires, that of A. oligoygra is low and dome-shaped with a shallow suture between the first and second whorls, while that of A. lesueurii is only somewhat elevated with distinctive first and second whorls, caused by the deep suture between these two whorls. (tolweb.org)
  • coronal suture the line of union between the frontal bone and the parietal bones. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Lambdoid synostosis - The lambdoid suture runs along the backside of the head. (cdc.gov)
  • lambdoid suture the line of union between the upper borders of the occipital and parietal bones, shaped like the Greek letter lambda. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • A ) Posterior view, showing the parallelogram profile and the ipsilateral occipito-mastoid bulge, both diagnostic features of the left lambdoid suture premature fusion. (pnas.org)
  • tying the suture to close the puncture site. (google.ca)
  • Tongue lacerations in children: to suture or not? (smw.ch)
  • It remains unclear which tongue lacerations should be sutured and which would benefit from spontaneous healing, which is a promising alternative. (smw.ch)
  • Suturing is not required in gaping tongue lacerations less than 2 cm long that do not involve the tip of the tongue. (smw.ch)
  • The Zurich Tongue Scheme was developed as a guide for clinicians when deciding which tongue lacerations need suturing. (smw.ch)
  • proposed that small lacerations do not need to be sutured when margins are at a good approximation [ 5 ]. (smw.ch)
  • This synthetic braided suture is good for repairing hand or facial lacerations. (healthline.com)
  • The configuration of a suture is based on the number of strands of material used to fabricate it. (medscape.com)
  • This suture technique uses several strands of suture material to close the wound. (healthline.com)
  • The rectal mucosa was repaired first with 3/0 polyglactin (Vicryl Rapide®) sutures (Fig. 1). (ispub.com)
  • Coated polyglactin 910 suture with chlorhexidine (NEOSORB® Plus) has recently been developed to imbue the parent suture with antibacterial activity against organisms that commonly cause surgical site infections (SSI). (springer.com)
  • This prospective, single-blinded, randomized trial, was performed to compare the intraoperative handling and wound healing characteristics of NEOSORB® Plus with those of the traditional polyglactin 910 suture (NEOSORB®) in urologic surgery patients. (springer.com)
  • Figure 2: The transverse perineal and bulbocavernosus muscles have been individually repaired with 2/0 polyglactin (Vicryl®) sutures. (ispub.com)
  • Sutures from dentate ligament to opposite dura keeps the surgical space open and offers good control of anterior dura as result of gentle rotation of the spinal cord. (ipl.org)
  • The falciform ligament was divided with extension to the liver edge. (sages.org)
  • It is a simple interrupted suture without interruption. (medicinenet.com)
  • It is a variation of a simple interrupted suture. (medicinenet.com)
  • Advantages of the simple running suture over simple interrupted sutures include quicker placement and more rapid reapproximation of wound edges. (medscape.com)
  • The edges of the tendon are brought together. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The tendon is attached to the bone with sutures. (medlineplus.gov)
  • CONMED's #2 Hi-Fi ® Suture was shown to reduce mean cutting rate by over 50% when compared to FiberWire and FiberTape, which were more abrasive on the suture-tendon interface and led to higher tendon tear-through. (conmed.com)
  • Abrasive Properties of Braided Polyblend Sutures in Cuff Tendon Repair: An in Vitro Biomechanical Study Exploring Regular and Tape Sutures. (conmed.com)
  • 2. union of a ruptured tendon by splitting one of the ends and suturing the other end into the slit. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • However, suturing may predispose the tongue to invasive closed space infection [ 7 ]. (smw.ch)
  • Cumulative skin infection, seroma, and suture sinus events within 30 days after surgery were also evaluated. (springer.com)
  • Sutures that are too tight accentuate cross-hatching and cause ischemia of the wound edges, increasing the risk of infection. (bu.edu)
  • You notice a ridge along the suture line of your child's head. (medlineplus.gov)
  • It was skill, but it was also the result of dozens of improperly sutured cuts Diaz had previously suffered in his fighting life. (wired.com)
  • or cuts with raggedy, torn edges. (healthgrades.com)
  • Interrupted sutures also allow the surgeon to make adjustments as needed to properly align wound edges as the wound is sutured. (medscape.com)
  • It's more common if the wound is sutured. (seattlechildrens.org)
  • The purpose of the study is to evaluate mid and long term postoperative pain and further disabling complications in open inguinal hernia repair by Lichtenstein technique after mesh fixation with fibrin sealant (FS), compared to mesh fixation with sutures. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Subjects in control group will be operated with conventional Lichtenstein technique (mesh fixation by sutures). (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Click the button below to add the Ethicon ETHILON Suture 1660G Size 6-0 18' PS-4 Cutting Edge Prime Reverse to your wish list. (usamedicalsurgical.com)
  • The 2018 edition is held from February 21-24, 2018 presenting a four-day comprehensive program that present cutting edge technology and images guidance therapy providing both clinically relevant updates as well as hands-on educational activities. (medgadget.com)
  • Proper placement of sutures enhances the precise approximation of the wound edges, which helps minimize and redistribute skin tension. (medscape.com)
  • Disadvantages of interrupted sutures include the length of time required for their placement and the greater risk of crosshatched marks (ie, train tracks) across the suture line. (medscape.com)
  • Third, sutures can be classified as either being made from natural or synthetic material. (healthline.com)
  • A braided synthetic suture. (healthline.com)
  • relaxation suture any suture so formed that it may be loosened to relieve tension as necessary. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Vertical and horizontal mattress sutures allow for skin edges to be closed under tension when wou. (aafp.org)
  • What is the suture material used for suturing? (medicinenet.com)
  • These diameter ranges vary with the different categories of suture material. (medscape.com)
  • While there have been many attempts to reduce SSI risk by coating the suture material with various antibacterial components, these products have not demonstrated verifiable performance in clinical trials, with the exception of a few. (springer.com)
  • Second, the suture material can be classified according to the actual structure of the material. (healthline.com)
  • However, since all suture material is sterilized, this distinction is not particularly useful. (healthline.com)
  • Suture material is graded according to the diameter of the suture strand. (healthline.com)
  • These images are a random sampling from a Bing search on the term "Suture Material. (fpnotebook.com)
  • It is a buried form of a running horizontal mattress suture. (medicinenet.com)
  • SUTURES series explores the hierarchy between human skin and other skins, human flesh and other meat. (edgeofhumanity.com)
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  • The removal of non-absorbable sutures at the right time is important to avoid suture shaped marks on the skin. (medicinenet.com)
  • It is generally preferred for skin surface sutures and requires removal. (medicinenet.com)
  • This type of suture may also be used to secure a split- or full-thickness skin graft. (medscape.com)
  • Both basting sutures and tie-over bolsters have been used to help secure skin grafts. (medscape.com)
  • Colostomies are sutured flush with skin. (slideshare.net)
  • Suture thread is looped over the top of the cut, then back through the skin connecting the edges of the wound. (wisegeek.com)
  • A wound that's less than one-half inch in length typically won't need sutures, even if it's a full-thickness deep through the skin. (equisearch.com)
  • This suture is most commonly used to close skin in an invisible manner. (healthline.com)
  • Some pink or red skin on the edge of the wound is normal. (seattlechildrens.org)