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Sounds like a fast gut suture - Teardrop

Posted: Sep 19, 2010

"... The stent was pulled taut as well, and the Monica was seated nicely in the inferior puncta.  A single deep 6-0 horizontal mattress suture was used in the temporal extent of the wound to bring the deeper layers together.  Then 2 interrupted fast gut sutures were placed to close the skin..."

ASR put facet sutures, but the doc is saying "fascut or fastgut" ?  Any ideas?  Surgery is repair of an eyelid laceration.  



cat gut - cindy

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Fast gut is correct. They are implying fast absorbing - Olive

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gut suture.

fast gut - Teardrop

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