OTA: A novel skin closure method with subcutaneous sutures and 2-octylcyanoacrylate
A Prospective Randomized Comparison of Two Skin Closure Methods in Acetabular Fracture Surgery
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103 patients with acetabular fractures who were undergoing the Kocher-Langenbeck approach for surgical repair were randomized to receive skin closure with metallic staples or subcutaneous running Monocryl suture with 2-octylcyanoacrylate (OCA) application. Over a minimum of 1 year, there were two cases of deep infection in the staples group and none in the OCA group. However, the difference in rat...
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