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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.

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Vol 10, No 1 (2008)
Published online: 2008-04-15

Abstract

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.

Abstract

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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Keywords

laparotomy; abdominal wall suture; complications

About this article
Title

Laparotomy closure - continuous or interrupted suture?

Journal

Chirurgia Polska (Polish Surgery)

Issue

Vol 10, No 1 (2008)

Pages

35-43

Published online

2008-04-15

Bibliographic record

Chirurgia Polska 2008;10(1):35-43.

Keywords

laparotomy
abdominal wall suture
complications

Authors

Wojciech Zimmer
Tomasz Urbanek
Dariusz Stańczyk

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