Video: Horizontal Mattress And Figure-Of-Eight Sutures

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In this part of his series on suture wound closures, Dr. Joe Alton discusses and demonstrates two classic suture techniques: The horizontal mattress suture and the Figure-of-eight. Each has its purpose to save time and cover more ground than simple interrupted sutures, but should be used judiciously, especially by the family medic who doesn’t practice these methods regularly.

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Wishing you the best of health in good times or bad,

Joe Alton MD

Joe Alton, MD aka Dr. Bones

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