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Sutures Used In Hysterectomy

Does anyone know the exacu type and size of sutures used in an abdominal hysterectomy for each layer of skin?
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replied August 24th, 2004
Sutures Used In a Hysterectomy
The sutures for the layers of a hysterectomy are used by doctor prefence but I can tell you a generally what is used.
The facia is closed with an 0-vicryl or 1-pds
the sub-q fat is sometimes closed with 3-0 vicryl
and the skin is either stapled or closed with 4-0 vicryl or monocryl

if you need more info please ask about specific layers or structures
there is alot of suture used in a hysterectomy .
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