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Synonyms for suture

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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Philip Physick, the so called father of modern surgery, developed a sturdier absorbable suture made from buck skin.
As an absorbable suture which could tolerate soaking in bile, and no negative reports for its association with iatrogenic bile duct stone formation, we therefore propose that Vicryl could be considerable for biliary surgery.
Currently, device methods have lower complication rates when compared to common absorbable sutures (CAS).
I wonder whether they find delayed absorbable sutures to be as durable as permanent sutures?
There were no complications and the quality of scar was the same at the end of 6 months and recommended the use of absorbable suture material.
The USS/DG[TM] division of United States Surgical, a division of Tyco Healthcare Group LP, has introduced the Caprosyn[TM] (polyglytone 6211) monofilament synthetic absorbable suture, the most rapidly absorbed USP synthetic suture developed to date.
Description: Synthetic , Braided, Coated Absorbable Suture with Single Needle (For Plastic Surgery)
Description: Nylon: Synthetic Monofilament Non Absorbable suture with single needle.
Description: Nylon: Synthetic, Monofilament, Non Absorbable Suture with double needles (Vascular)
Contract Awarded for Supply of 400- Boxes - Synthetic, Braided, Coated, Absorbable Suture With Single Needle(General Surgery & Gynae) Material, Polyglactin 910 0r Lactome 9-1 (>75% Original Strength At 2 Weeks) Colour: Violet.
Contract Awarded for Supply of Synthetic,Braided,Coated,Rap Idly Absorbable Suture With Single Needle ( Gynae ).
Total quantity or scope: LOT 1 - absorbable sutures FIRE (13 types) and LOT 2 - FIRE absorbable suture (13 types).
The absorbable suture offerings include a variety of synthetic sutures as well as Surgical Cut Sutures, which are available in either plain or chromic configurations, the chromic gut having been processed to provide a greater resistance to absorption.
announced today that an initial series of patients have been treated with the TephaFLEX([R]) Absorbable Suture.