Letters Sutures v staples

More research needed

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c2625 (Published 18 May 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c2625
  1. Malcolm John Dickson, consultant obstetrician/gynaecologist1
  1. 1Rochdale Infirmary, Rochdale OL12 0NB
  1. mjdickson{at}btinternet.com

    The meta-analysis of Smith and colleagues comparing sutures and staples for skin closure in orthopaedic surgery does not mention the density of the staples or whether …

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