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*  Catgut
... and are called catgut chromic sutures-whereas untreated catgut sutures are called catgut plain sutures. Notes Underwood, Oscar ... Information on catgut sutures from company DOLPHIN Sutures "Good Gut Strings" by Dimitry Badiarov "Italian violin strings in ... "Types of Catgut Sutures". Dolphin Sutures. Retrieved 2014-01-07. Sources This article incorporates text from a publication now ... Catgut sutures are made from the submucosal layer of the small intestine of sheep and the serosal layer of the small intestine ...
*  Vicryl
The suture holds its tensile strength for approximately two to three weeks in tissue, and is completely absorbed by hydrolysis ... Vicryl and other polyglycolic-acid sutures may also be treated for more rapid breakdown ("Vicryl Rapide") in rapidly healing ... Other brands of polyglycolic acid suture include PolySyn, Surgicryl, Polysorb and Dexon, all of which are manufactured by ... Vicryl (polyglactin 910) is an absorbable, synthetic, usually braided suture, manufactured by Ethicon Inc., a subsidiary of ...
*  Saethre-Chotzen syndrome
Craniosynostosis Most commonly results from the premature fusion of the coronal suture, although any of the other sutures could ... If the coronal suture closes asymmetrically or unilaterally, then the face and forehead will form unevenly, from side-to-side. ... The cranial sutures eventually close within the first couple of years following birth, after the brain has finished growing. In ... However, the temporal and parietal bones are separated by sutures, which remain open, allowing the head to slightly change in ...
*  Surgical anastomosis
A suture-free method for anastomosis of the colon to colon or rectum has been developed. Urinary tract: Ureters, urinary ... A surgical anastomosis can be created using suture sewn by hand, mechanical staplers and biological glues, depending on the ... The widespread use of mechanical suturing devices (linear and circular staplers) changed the face of gastrointestinal surgery. ... "A self-locking loop as an alternative to purse-string suture in colon anastomosis: a feasibility study". BMC Research Notes. 10 ...
*  Craniosynostosis
The infant's skull consists of the metopic suture, coronal sutures, sagittal suture, and lambdoid sutures. The metopic suture ... The sagittal suture 'divides' the coronal suture in two halves; unilateral meaning that either the right side or the left side ... This is a term sometimes used to describe the premature closure of the coronal suture plus any other suture, like the lambdoid ... For example, one can consider the number of closed sutures. If only one of the four sutures is prematurely closed (single ...
*  Carpenter syndrome
Although the sutures are broken during surgery they will quickly refuse, and in some cases holes form in the plates allowing ... In surgery the doctor breaks the fused sutures to allow for brain growth. Doctors remove the cranial plates of the skull, ... An increased A-P diameter indicates a malformed fusion of the sagittal suture. Individuals affected with sagittal ... The most common physical manifestation of Carpenter Syndrome is early fusing of the fibrous cranial sutures which results in an ...
*  Suture materials comparison chart
"Catgut Suture Sterilization". Dolphin Sutures. Retrieved 2013-12-21. 3.Types of sutures and suture materials. ... Numerous different surgical suture materials exist. The following table compares some of the most common absorbable sutures. " ... "Examples of Surgical Suture Materials". Tom Robinson. Retrieved 2012-10-21. "Surgical Suture Information". DemeTECH Corporation ...
*  Liquid bandage
... and do not have to be removed like sutures (stitches) and staples do. Liquid bandages are increasingly finding use in the field ...
*  Macewen's sign
Positive test is indication of separated sutures. This is due to raised intracranial tension. The sign was discovered and ...
*  Metopism
... is the condition of having a persistent metopic suture, or persistence of the frontal metopic suture in the adult ... The premature fusion of cranial sutures named craniosynostosis, it is "simple" when only one cranial suture is involved and " ... Metopism is the condition of having a persistent metopic suture. Metopic suture is regularly obliterated, except at its lower ... The main factor of the metopic suture is to increase the volume of the anterior cranial fossa. The frontal bone includes the ...
*  William D. Spotnitz
Spotnitz, William D.; Falstrom, Jeanne K.; Rodeheaver, George T. (1997-06-01). "The Role of Sutures and Fibrin Sealant in Wound ...
*  Wound
Absorbable sutures have the benefit over non absorbable sutures of not requiring removal. They are often preferred in children ... Adhesive glue and sutures have comparable cosmetic outcomes for minor lacerations ... These include bandages, a cyanoacrylate glue, staples, and sutures. ...
*  Incisionless Fritsch otoplasty
The small skin openings, beneath which he positions the knots of the sutures, are closed with catgut sutures. Fritsch reported ... According to Fritsch: Infection; bleeding; hematoma; pain; discomfort; swelling; suture breakage; postauricular suture bridging ... Narrow tunnels on the post auricular cartilage created a scar band to augment the retention sutures and attach to the conchal ... Through very small skin openings on the back of the ear, permanent, non-absorbable sutures (called by Fritsch" retention ...
*  Stay sutures
... are temporary surgical sutures which are placed during operation to hold or manipulate the operating area. In ... Stay sutures can also limit bleeding in an area where key vessels may be disturbed. Usually they are removed at the end of the ... Stay sutures can sometimes be used in the management of surgical emergencies. Cervical cerclage Alec M. Ansons; Helen Davis (30 ... ISBN 978-0-470-69829-7. Burke A (1981). "The advantages of stay sutures with tracheostomy". Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 63 (6): 426-8 ...
*  Suture
... , literally meaning "seam", may refer to: Surgical suture, a stitch used by doctors and surgeons to hold tissue together ... Suture (anatomy), a rigid joint between hard parts of animals Suture (joint), concerning the major joints in the bones of the ... cranium Ammonitic suture, the intersection of the septum with the outer shell in Ammonites Facial suture (trilobite), divisions ... a major fault through an orogen or mountain range A seam in a fruit capsule In the arts Suture (film), a 1993 film directed by ...
*  Catgut suture
2006). "Sutures and Suture Materials: Absorbable Sutures: Surgical Gut". Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy (21st ... Fast catgut suture is heat-treated to give even more rapid absorption in the body. The first known absorbable sutures were made ... Catgut suture is a type of surgical suture that is naturally degraded by the body's own proteolytic enzymes. Absorption is ... ISBN 0-7817-4673-6. "Catgut Sutures". Dolphin Sutures. Retrieved 2014-01-16. Fossum, Theresa (2013). Small Animal Surgery. p. ...
*  Surgical suture
Suture thread is made from numerous materials. The original sutures were made from biological materials, such as catgut suture ... Other stitches or suturing techniques include: Purse-string suture, a continuous, circular inverting suture which is made to ... In contrast to single layer suturing, two layer suturing generally involves suturing at a deeper level of a tissue followed by ... and the oldest known suture is in a mummy from 1100 BC. A detailed description of a wound suture and the suture materials used ...
*  Squamosal suture
... indicated by the black arrows. Close up of left temporal bone. Squamosal suture indicated by the yellow arrows ... The squamosal suture, or squamous suture, arches backward from the pterion and connects the temporal squama with the lower ... Squamosal sutures shown in red. Parietal bones (above) and temporal bones (below). Side view of the skull. ... border of the parietal bone: this suture is continuous behind with the short, nearly horizontal parietomastoid suture, which ...
*  Barbed suture
A barbed suture is a type of knotless surgical suture that has barbs on its surface. While suturing tissue, these barbs ... Conventional sutures rely on a surgeon's ability to tie secure knots; barbed sutures provide a knotless alternative in some ... Although barbed sutures provide an attractive means to allow easier and faster laparoscopic suturing, they should be used ... Surgical suture Surgical staple Steri strip Cyanoacrylate Malcolm D. Paul (Nov-Dec 2006). "Using Barbed Sutures in Open/ ...
*  Suture (anatomy)
Sutures are found in animals with hard parts from the Cambrian period[citation needed] to the present day. Sutures were and are ... Details of the suture are often useful in discriminating one species from another, for example, sometimes the suture is ... These sutures divided the cephalon into 3 pieces. The sutures in trilobites' cephalons were unusual because it seems their main ... The skulls of most vertebrates consist of sets of bony plates held together by cranial sutures. These sutures are held together ...
*  Coronal suture
... shown in red. Frontal bone and parietal bones. Side view of the skull. ('Coronal suture' indicated by the arrow ... Coronal suture seen from inside. The skull at birth, showing the lateral fontanelle. Coronal suture of new born baby. "Anatomy ... coronal suture derived from the paraxial mesoderm "Sagittal suture." Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 27th ed. (2000). Moore, ... Coronal suture is present front side(frontal bone). If certain bones of the skull grow too fast then "premature closure" of the ...
*  Occipitomastoid suture
The occipitomastoid suture is the cranial suture between the occipital bone and the mastoid portion of the temporal bone. It is ... Occipitomastoid suture shown in red. Temporal bones and occipital bone, seen from inside. Base of skull. Inferior surface. Base ... continuous with the lambdoidal suture. Jugular foramen Animation. ...
*  Sphenoparietal suture
The Sphenoparietal suture is the cranial suture between the sphenoid bone and the parietal bone. It is one of the sutures that ... Sphenoparietal suture indicated by the arrow. Left zygomatic bone in situ. (Sphenoparietal suture visible at upper right in ... Position of sphenoparietal suture (shown in red). Animation. Parietal bones (above) and sphenoid bone (below). Side view of the ...
*  Suture (film)
Suture on IMDb Suture at AllMovie Macaulay, Scott. "Filmmaker Flashback: Winter 1994". Filmmaker Magazine. Wood, Jason. "Suture ... Suture is a 1993 neo-noir film directed by Scott McGehee and David Siegel and stars Dennis Haysbert and Mel Harris. It was ... Suture had its premiere at the 1993 Telluride Film Festival with screenings at the Sundance Film Festival and Toronto Festival ... They decided to shoot Suture in Phoenix, Arizona because McGehee felt that it was "almost like an abandoned city, it's so large ...
*  Sagittal suture
... seen from inside. Sagittal suture of a new-born child, seen from above. Sagittal suture of a new-born child. ... by the lambdoid suture. The sagittal suture is also known as the interparietal suture, the sutura interparietalis. In forensic ... The suture begins to close at age twenty-nine, starting at where it intersects at the lambdoid suture and working forward. By ... Sagittal suture with wormian bones. "Sagittal suture", Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 27th ed. (2000). Moore, Keith L., and T.V. ...