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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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Disposable gloves plus size,medium sized disposable gloves,small size disposable gloves,naturally absorbable chromic suture (chromic catgut) no.
The suture I use for the rectal mucosa is 3-0 GI chromic suture on a tapered needle in a running fashion, carried to the nadir of the tear.
Urological adult bags for 200ml bed,catguth cromico 2/0 needle 1 / 2 circle 36mm 70cm round tip (natural absorbable chromic suture agiua curva1 / 2 circle cylindrical conical tip, 2.
And yes, I was intending to compare chromic suture with Vicryl.
For hematomas larger than 1 cm in diameter, the dead space was collapsed with a 6-0 chromic suture placed in a quilt-stitch pattern.
I generally use 0 polyglactin 10 (Vicryl), as chromic suture tends to break too easily.