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Knotless Barbed Sutures in Posterior Long-Segment Lumbar Surgery

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June 2022

Knotless Barbed Sutures in Posterior Long-Segment Lumbar Surgery

Vol: 268| Issue: 1| Number:1| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

The use of novel knotless barbed sutures in posterior long-segment lumbar surgery: a randomized controlled trial

J Orthop Surg Res. 2022 01-May;():. 10.1186/s13018-022-03165-7

Contributing Authors:
K Shi X Chen B Shen Y Luo R Lin Y Huang

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Synopsis

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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