Surgical knots secure sutures, which in turn serve to guarantee correct approximation of tissue flaps and to hold them in piace over time, thus favouring healing. When deciding which type of surgical knot to employ at the end of a suture, the operator must take into account a seri es of parameters. Following a brief look at the fundamental requisites of the surgical knot, this article will examine the knots currently most widely used in oral surgery.

Knotting techniques in oral surgery / Galli, Massimo; Guida, A.; Spinetti, A.; Tucci, Eugenio; Gallottini, Livio. - In: ANNALI DI STOMATOLOGIA. - ISSN 1971-1441. - STAMPA. - 4:LIII (4)(2004), pp. 191-194.

Knotting techniques in oral surgery

Massimo Galli;TUCCI, Eugenio;GALLOTTINI, Livio
2004

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Surgical knots secure sutures, which in turn serve to guarantee correct approximation of tissue flaps and to hold them in piace over time, thus favouring healing. When deciding which type of surgical knot to employ at the end of a suture, the operator must take into account a seri es of parameters. Following a brief look at the fundamental requisites of the surgical knot, this article will examine the knots currently most widely used in oral surgery.
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