Sutures Versus Staples for Wound Closures After Foot & Ankle Surgery
Foot and Ankle Surgical Incision Closure With Three Different MaterialsJ Foot Ankle Surg. 2022 01-Jul;():. 10.1053/j.jfas.2021.11.010
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One hundred and twenty-four patients undergoing foot and ankle surgery were randomized to receive either nonabsorbable sutures (n=42), absorbable sutures (n=42), or staples (n=40). The primary outcomes of this trial were to determine wound healing using the Additional treatment, Serous discharge, Erythema, Purulent exudate, Separation of deep tissues, Isolation of bacteria, and Stay as an inpatien...
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