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Santosh University Journal of Health Sciences

Comparison of staplers and nylon sutures in skin incision of elective caesarean sections

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Author Details: Gunjan Gulati, Tripta S. Bhagat

Volume : 2

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2455-1732

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Article First Page : 98

Article End Page : 100


Surgical site infection is common in post operative patients. Some of the complications are redness and pain at the site of closure, fever, wound necrosis, collection, wound dehiscence and scar. Skin closure by metallic staplers is quick method of skin approximation. It reduces closure time by half in comparison to Ethilon suture. The scar of staplers is comparatively better than suture.

Metallic Staplers, Sutures, wound closure, Scar