Mir Mostafa Sadat
Is Subcutaneous Suture Necessary?
Author(s): Babak Siavashi, Ehsan Pendar, Mohammad Reza Golbakhsh, Mir Mostafa Sadat, Mohammad Javad Zehtab and Dariush Gouran Savad KouhiBabak Siavashi, Ehsan Pendar, Mohammad Reza Golbakhsh, Mir Mostafa Sadat, Mohammad Javad Zehtab and Dariush Gouran Savad Kouhi
Introduction: It is most often advised to repair subcutaneous soft tissue using absorbable sutures at the end of surgery before skin closure. We purposed to evaluate the outcome of post operative wound in the instances of avoiding subcutaneous suturs. Materials and methods: We conducted a single blind randomized clinical trial during 1382-88 on all patients who attended for orthopedic surgeries in Sina hospital. Patients with secondary closure or cutaneous or myocutaneous graft/flap are axcluded from study. After categorizing patients based on upper/lower limb and fascia repair, the patients were divided into two groups with or without subcutaneous repair using computerized random numbers chart. The patients were assessed for probable complications (wound dehiscence, infection, fluid collection, inflammation and skin necrosis) at 1st, and 2nd we.. View More»