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a seam used in surgery

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thread of catgut or silk or wire used by surgeons to stitch tissues together

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join with a suture

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Major Finding: One case of evisceration and 4 cases of dehiscence occurred with the intracorporeal continuous suture vs.
A second running continuous suture was then used to reinforce the initial layer.
The U-Clip device design facilitates the surgeon's use of an interrupted suture technique, which results in a more compliant anastomosis, allowing better contraction and expansion of the blood vessels compared to the use of continuous suture technique.
Purse-string effects of malpositioned continuous suture are likely to reduce patency rates.
The running continuous suture is fast and easy and evenly distributes tension along the wound edge.
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