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Reader Question: Suture Granuloma? My Suture’s Spitting Out! by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven and I am freaking out! When do these hellish dissolvable stitches dissolve? What in God’s name is a Suture Granuloma? Long term dissolvable sutures used underneath skin closures (you probably have Monocryl, Maxon...
Laser Show in the Surgical Suite -Photomedicine and Nano Suturing by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven .   The three-to-five-centimeter excisions were  closed with sutures on one side and photo­chemical tissue... and perhaps speed healing.  Perhaps sutures as we know them today could become a thing of the past in time.  BD...
Dermabond or Sutures? by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven came out it was promoted as an alternative to sutures. Patients may ask about it to avoid discomfort and other times... its use instead of sutures very often unless good surgical talent is not available. I do occasionally...
Re: Suturing the Alien by Myrna M. Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven It was pointed out by my friend Dave the surgeon that I neglected to mention suturing the alien’s... about other humans in the household trying to rip the leg off his patient and consuming the sutures in the process...
Kinect And daVinci Surgical Robot Do Simulated Surgery Suturing Together (Video) by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Back in January the University of Washington was working on this hack and now we have a video from Johns Hopkins where they have simulated a surgical procedure using gestures.  As the article states this is in the early st
Paucis Verbis card: Sutures by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Suturing is a common procedure performed in the ED, but we too often forget about the nuances of different suture materials. We get set in our practice patterns. This changed...
Suturing by AtYourCervix Patient Expert Ok, in my minimal experience with suturing vaginas and perineums, here is what I have learned..., then you probably do not need any suture in it. A vaginal pocket (small little gap at the vaginal introitus...
Oy vey! Laser suturing techniques from Israel by Dr. Robert O. Medical Doctor protein. Below is a picture of two laparoscopic surgery access sites with the top closed with sutures... and whistles. This way of closing a wound is many, many more times expensive then sutures, glue, or staples...
J&J Secretely Recalls Non-Sterile Sutures in Europe by Ulysee W. Patient Expert Recall-plagued Johnson & Johnson quietly recalled a half-million sutures in Europe... on its website earlier today. The sutures were manufactured by J&J's Ethicon division and sold under the brand...

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Introduction ... more severe cases may need medical attention, such as stitches (sutures) to close the wound. The most common complication which ... » Read on
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