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Prevention of abdominal wound disruption utilizing the Smead-Jones closure technique

D Wallace, W Hernandez, J B Schlaerth, R N Nalick, C P Morrow
Obstetrics and Gynecology 1980, 56 (2): 226-30
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Midline abdominal wound closure with the Smead-Jones technique was reviewed on an oncology service. No dehiscences were recorded for 747 patients. This result was compared with a lower-risk gynecologic service that used layered wound closures. The mass closure was superior in prevention of wound disruption.

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