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Glossary

Suturing can be variously defined as follows:

  • Suturing is the basic part of surgery technique in all medical specialities.
  • Suturing consists in ensuring good adaptation of body tissues for proper wound healing.
  • Suturing is a skill that requires good technique and the right material.

Summary

Absorbable
Non-Absorbable
Armed
A Chapter
Bending strength
Body
Braided
B Chapter
Capillarity
Coating
Colours
Curvature
C Chapter
Diameter
Ductility
D Chapter
Elasticity
Elongation
E Chapter
Flexibility (pliability) F Chapter
Glide
Glyconate
G Chapter
Healing
Hydrolysis
H Chapter
Knot security
Knots
K Chapter
Length
Ligature
Loop
L Chapter
Memory
Metric
Monofilament
M Chapter
Natural
Needle
N Chapter
Origin O Chapter
P4HB
Packaging
Pharmacopoeias
Physical structure
Plasticity
Point
Polyester
Polyglycolic acid
Polymer
Polypropylene
P Chapter
Range
Reels
Resorption (absorption)
R Chapter
Steel
Sterilisation
Strands
Synthetic
S Chapter
Tensile strength
Tissue reaction
T Chapter
USP U Chapter
Shock Z Z Chapter
   
References at a glance References

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