AAHKS 2023: Barbed Suture for High Scar Satisfaction After Total Knee Arthroplasty
The Use of the Barbed Suture Provides High Scar Satisfaction After Total Knee Arthroplasty
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133 knees (102 patients) undergoing total knee arthroplasty for knee osteoarthritis were randomized to receive either subcuticular skin closure by continuous intradermal suture using a monofilament barbed suture or a single-stitched interrupted suture using a polyfilament suture. The primary outcome of interest was the Patient and Observer Scar Assessment Scale 2.0 (POSAS) scores at 1-year follow-...
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