horizontal mattress suture

The Pinch Stitch: A Pearl for Suturing Wounds Under Tension
pinch stitch
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Closing defects under tension in areas such as the scalp and back may be challenging during dermatologic surgery. Different techniques have been advocated to ease the placement of the first deep suture under tension, including the slip-knot stitch, pully stitch, horizontal mattress suture, pulley set-back dermal suture, and tandem pulley stitch. INTRODUCTION Closing defects under tension in …