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Volume:5 Issue:6 Number:67 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #8543
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Running subcuticular wound closure method provides the most robust perfusion after TKA

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OrthoEvidence. Running subcuticular wound closure method provides the most robust perfusion after TKA. ACE Report. 2016;5(6):67. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/8543

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Running Subcuticular Closure Enables the Most Robust Perfusion After TKA: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 Jan;474(1):47-56.

Contributing Authors: CC Wyles SR Jacobson MT Houdek DR Larson MJ Taunton FH Sim RJ Sierra RT Trousdale

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45 patients scheduled for primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) were randomized to one of three study groups to determine which of the three predetermined wound closure techniques was associated with the most robust incision perfusion rate immediately following surgery. The purpose of this study was to compare the running subcuticular technique, the vertical mattress technique, and the staple clos...

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