medical notes

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Suture materialsThe purpose of a suture-To hold a wound together in good apposition until such time as the natural healing process is sufficiently well established to make the support from the suture material unnecessary and redundant. Choice of a sutureChoice of suture depends on the following1.Properties of suture material2.Absorption rate3.Handling characteristics and knotting properties 4.Size of suture5.Type of needle ABSORBABLEa) Natural suture materialsCatgut - Plain or chromicb)Synthetic Polyglycolic Acid (Dexon)Polyglactin (Vicryl) Polydioxone (PDS) Polyglyconate (Ma

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