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Descriptor in English: Sutures
Descriptor in Spanish: Suturas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Suturas
Descriptor in French: Matériaux de suture
Entry term(s): Staple, Surgical
Staples, Surgical
Surgical Staple
Surgical Staples
Suture
Tree number(s): E07.858.690.820
Scope note: Materials used in closing a surgical or traumatic wound. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Annotation: /adv eff permitted but do not confuse adv eff of the suture with the adv eff of the material of which suture is made or the adv eff of the suture method
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS UI: 13918
Descriptor UI: D013537
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Sutures - Preferred
Concept UI M0020912
Scope note Materials used in closing a surgical or traumatic wound. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Preferred term Sutures
Entry term(s) Suture
Staple, Surgical - Narrower
Concept UI M0020913
Preferred term Staple, Surgical
Entry term(s) Staples, Surgical
Surgical Staple
Surgical Staples



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