Suture materials: composition and applications in veterinary wound repair

Tan, R.H.H., Bell, R.J.W., Dowling, B.A., and Dart, A.J. (2003) Suture materials: composition and applications in veterinary wound repair. Australian Veterinary Journal, 81 (3). pp. 140-145.

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Suture materials play an important role in veterinary surgery by providing support for healing tissues during wound repair. As there is no single ideal suture material, clinicians must compromise on some properties when selecting a material for a specific purpose. By reviewing the characteristics of absorbable and non-absorbable materials, general recommendations can be made on their usage in skin, fascia, viscera and other tissues.

Item ID: 9671
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1751-0813
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2010 03:59
FoR Codes: 07 AGRICULTURAL AND VETERINARY SCIENCES > 0707 Veterinary Sciences > 070706 Veterinary Medicine @ 100%
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