[Theory and practice of continuous laparotomy suture (abdominal wound dehiscence and incisional hernia)]

F Stelzner
Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift Für Alle Gebiete der Operativen Medizen 1988, 59 (10): 654-60
The ideal method of closure of abdominal wounds should prevent disruption of the abdominal wall and the incisional hernia. It should be technically easy and to perform quickly. After an experimental and a clinical trial we recommend a continuous monofilament polypropylene suture for closure of abdominal wounds (844 cases).

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