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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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In this study, the nonincisional simple-interrupted buried suture technique was used to correct upper lid epiblepharon, and no recurrence was observed during the follow-up.
After exposing the tarsal plate, one or two simple-interrupted buried sutures (6-0 nylon) were placed in the subcutaneous tissues of the incision's upper end and on the lower end of the tarsal plate, with the resected skin inserted into the incision.
Tarsal alignment is achieved best through interrupted buried sutures. In the upper eyelid, these sutures must be passed through the tarsus but remain subconjunctival because full thickness sutures may result in corneal contact and irritation.
(2005) reported that moderate deposition of connective tissue stimulated at the site of deeply buried sutures is strong enough to prevent further recurrence of prolapse.
In 1984, Neuber and Kuster recommended complete obliteration of dead space by buried sutures as a means of minimising the accumulation of blood in the wound.