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suture

1. Surgery
a. catgut, silk thread, or wire used to stitch together two bodily surfaces
b. the surgical seam formed after joining two surfaces
2. Anatomy a type of immovable joint, esp between the bones of the skull (cranial suture)
3. Zoology a line of junction in a mollusc shell, esp the line between adjacent chambers of a nautiloid shell
4. Botany a line marking the point of dehiscence in a seed pod or capsule

Suture

 

the surgical uniting, chiefly by a surgical needle and suture material, of tissues cut during surgery or separated by an injury. Threads made of silk, linen, or Dacron and other polymeric materials are used in superficial sutures. In buried sutures, which are applied to internal organs and tissues, absorbable materials, such as catgut or biologically inert polymeric threads, are used; buried sutures are not removed.

One type of superficial suture, cosmetic suture, which is applied to the face, is made using threads of horsehair or thin ca-pron. Osteorrhaphy (osteosynthesis) is a type of buried suture. Primary, primo-secondary, and secondary sutures are distinguished on the basis of when the sutures are applied, which depends on the type of wound. The sutureless union of tissues is achieved with various adhesives made from polymeric materials (for example, cyanoacrylate) or with metal clamps.

suture

[′sü·chər]
(biology)
A distinguishable line of union between two closely united parts.
(medicine)
A fine thread used to close a wound or surgical incision.
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Only 42% of women repaired with chromic catgut sutures and 56% with standard polyglactin 910 resumed intercourse at 6 weeks.
After a median of 23 months of followup, 30% of the standard anterior colporrhaphy group had satisfactory or optimal anatomic results, compared with 42% of the group receiving standard colporrhaphy plus polyglactin 910 (Vicryl) mesh and 46% of women receiving ultralateral anterior colporrhaphy, in which tissue is dissected and plicated very laterally, outside of the normal vaginal plane of dissection.
the manufacturer of the polyglactin mesh, provided the materials used in the study.
42395 Polyglactin, Anti Bacterial Coated, Braided Violet 1/2 Circle, Round Body, 20 Mm 90Cms Size 3-0 Box Of 12
PRODUCT ANALYSIS II-14 Surgical Stapler Products II-14 Stapler Products: Replacement for Manual Suturing II-14 Sutures Products II-15 Sweeping Changes in the Kinds of Suture Material Used II-15 Applications of Sutures II-15 Sutures Classification II-16 Absorbable and Non-Absorbable Surgical Suture II-16 Monofilament and Multifilament II-16 Absorbable Suture Materials II-16 Surgical Gut or Catgut II-16 Chromic Gut II-16 Fast-Absorbing Gut II-16 Polyglycolic Acid II-17 Polyglactin II-17 Polydioxanone II-17 Polytrimethylene Carbonate II-17 Polyglecaprone II-17 Uses of Absorbable Sutures II-18 Characteristics of Absorbable Sutures II-18
The distended crop was secured with stay sutures to the skin by using 2-0 polyglactin 910 (Vicryl, Ethicon Inc, Somerville, N J, USA) in a simple continuous pattern.
42298 Synthetic Absorable Coated Vicryl Plus Anti Bacterial Sutures Polyglactin 910 With Triclosan Braided Violet 1/2 Circle, Round Bodied,30Mm 90Cms, Heavy, Size 2-0 Box Of 12 Strips .
ABH001 is a tissue-engineered, human fibroblast-derived dermal substitute generated by culturing human neonatal dermal fibroblasts onto a bioabsorbable polyglactin (PGLLA) mesh scaffold.
After copious lavage, the skin was closed with 5-0 polyglactin 910 (Vicryl; Ethicon Inc, Somerville, NJ, USA) in a Ford interlocking pattern.
Weld and colleagues noted significantly higher lamina propria fibrosis and perianastomotic fat fibrosis, but no differences in muscle fibrosis and granulation tissue with the polydiaxonone barbed sutures (Quill) compared with polyglactin (Vicryl, Ethicon, New Brunswick, NJ) sutures when used for bladder neck anastomosis in pigs.
Tenders are invited for Polyglactin 910 Braided 90 Cm, Sige 2-0 , 1/2 Circle Rb,30 Mm Vp-2317 Or Similar Box Of 12 Foils
The skin was closed with 4-0 polyglactin 910 (Vicryl, Ethicon) suture in a Ford interlocking pattern.