Zipper vs Suture Plus Adhesive vs Suture Plus Mesh for Wound Closure After Total Joint Arthroplasty
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OrthoEvidence. Zipper vs Suture Plus Adhesive vs Suture Plus Mesh for Wound Closure After Total Joint Arthroplasty. ACE Report. 2021;65(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13788
A Single-Center Randomized Prospective Study Investigating the Efficacy of Various Wound Closure Devices in Reducing Postoperative Wound ComplicationsArthroplast Today. 2021 May 31;9: 83-88.
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One hundred and sixty-two patients undergoing a total joint arthroplasty (TJA; total hip or knee arthroplasty) were randomized to receive one of 3 new wound closure techniques: surgical zipper (n=54), monofilament suture plus adhesive (n=55), or monofilament suture plus polyester mesh with adhesive (n=53). The primary outcome of interest was closure time. Secondary outcomes of interest included pe...
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