Sutures versus staples for wound closure in orthopaedic surgery: A randomized controlled trial
- Author(s): Morshed, Saam
- Shantz, JA
- Vernon, J
- Leiter, J
- Stranges, G
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttp://europepmc.org/articles/PMC3495200?pdf=render
Background: A recently published meta-analysis comparing metallic staples to sutures in orthopaedic procedures revealed three fold increase in risk for infection in stapled wounds. The studies included in the meta-analysis are at risk of bias due to experi
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