Surgery Book


Nonabsorbable Suture

Aka: Nonabsorbable Suture
  1. Nonabsorbable Sutures
    1. Silk Suture
    2. Nylon Suture (Ethilon, Dermalon)
    3. Polypropylene suture (Prolene, Surgilene)
    4. Braided Polyester Suture (Ethibond, Ethiflex, Dacron)
    5. Polybutester (Novafil)
  2. References
    1. Epperson in Pfenninger and Fowler (1994) Procedures for Primary Care Physicians, Mosby, Chicago, p. 3-11
    2. Townsend (2001) Sabiston Textbook Surgery, p. 1552-3
    3. Howell (1997) Emerg Med Clin North Am 15(2):417-25 [PubMed]
    4. Moy (1991) Am Fam Physician 44(6):2123-8 [PubMed]

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