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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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Group A: Continuous suturing: Continuous suture technique with continuous locking sutures in the vagina, perineum muscles and subcutaneous sutures for skin.
Group B: Intermittent suturing: Continuous locking sutures in the vagina, interrupted sutures in the perineal muscles and mattress sutures for skin.
Possible risk factors for developing cesarean scar defects include low (cervical) hysterotomy, single-layer uterine wall closure, use of locking sutures, closure of hysterotomy with endometrial-sparing technique, and multiple cesarean deliveries.
Two #2 braided composite locking sutures with closed loops on the end (FiberLink; Arthrex) were passed through the center of each dog ear, defined as midway between the medial and lateral row and midway between the suture bridge repair and the tear edge.