Knotless Barbed Sutures in Posterior Long-Segment Lumbar Surgery
The use of novel knotless barbed sutures in posterior long-segment lumbar surgery: a randomized controlled trialJ Orthop Surg Res. 2022 01-May;():. 10.1186/s13018-022-03165-7
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One hundred and eighty-one patients undergoing long-segment lumbar spine surgery were randomized to receive wound closure using knotless barbed sutures (n=91) or conventional Vicryl suturing (n=90). The outcomes of interest included wound complications, 90-day readmission, operating and suture closure time, length of stay, and cost. Knotless barbed suturing was more expensive materially but result...
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