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Please help! what is the surgical suture material?

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Dr. Frederick Tibayan
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Totally depends

Different kinds and sizes of suture are used for different reasons in different parts of the body.

In brief: Totally depends

Different kinds and sizes of suture are used for different reasons in different parts of the body.
Dr. Frederick Tibayan
Dr. Frederick Tibayan
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Variable

Sutures can be used internally or externally.
They can be different thicknesses and made from different materials. The choice of suture material is based on a number of issues.

In brief: Variable

Sutures can be used internally or externally.
They can be different thicknesses and made from different materials. The choice of suture material is based on a number of issues.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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