COA: No difference between sutures & staple closure complication in orthopaedic surgery
Sutures versus staples for wound closure in orthopaedic surgery: A pilot randomized controlled trial
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197 patients undergoing an orthopaedic surgery were randomized to wound closure with suture or staples to determine the effect of each on postoperative wound complications. Results after 6 weeks indicated that there was no statistical difference between the two wound closure methods on occurrence of wound complications. While less time was needed to perform closure with staples, less pain was expe...
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