Topical Skin Adhesive vs Nylon Sutures for Incision Closure in Forefoot Surgery
Randomized Controlled Trial of Topical Skin Adhesive vs Nylon Sutures for Incision Closure in Forefoot Surgery.Foot Ankle Int. 2021 Sep;42(9): 1106-1114.
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Seventy patients (84 feet) scheduled for forefoot surgery were randomized to receive wound closure via a topical skin adhesive (n=42 feet) or nylon suturing (n=42 feet). The primary outcome of interest was a wound evaluation on the Hollander Wound Evaluation Scale (HWES). Secondary outcomes of interest included pain, time to final layer closure, dressing change time, and patient satisfaction. Pain...
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