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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.

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http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC3495200?pdf=render
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Abstract

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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