• Improved outcomes of scar revision with use of polydioxanone suture in comparison to polyglactin 910: A randomized controlled trial

    2 monthes ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    Scars have multiple cosmetic and functional sequelae and revision surgeries are an attempt to ameliorate these effects. Reduction of spread of the revised scar is one of the main objectives of revision procedures. Provision of prolonged dermal support to wound can theoretically reduce spread of the scar. We carried out a randomized controlled trial and objectively evaluated the impact of two commonly used absorbable sutures, Polyglactin 910 and Polydioxanone on scar spread and quality. Sixty patients with post traumatic scars of one year duration were enrolled in the study and randomly...
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  • Do Daily Use of Opioids Post Spinal Surgery Have Severe Side-Effects?

    Do Daily Use of Opioids Post Spinal Surgery Have Severe Side-Effects?

    2 monthes ago - By Medindia Health

    Use of narcotics daily after post spine surgery can lead to severe side-effects like more severe back pain and greater disability, finds a new study.
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