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Vol 10, No 1 (2008)
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Laparotomy closure - continuous or interrupted suture?

Wojciech Zimmer, Tomasz Urbanek, Dariusz Stańczyk
Chirurgia Polska 2008;10(1):35-43.


Despite many years of experience, the optimal technique of laparotomy closure remains controversial. The variety of the surgical access possibilities, as well as the variety of abdominal closure techniques, are the main difficulties in the proper standardization of this procedure
In this paper, the various ways and techniques of laparotomy closure are discussed. According to the published literature, the potential factors influencing the occurrence of early and late abdominal access closure complications are discussed.

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