Several techniques have been described to increase the efficiency in microsurgical anastomosis. Even though some of them have become popular,
1they are not always easily applicable. Depending on the circumstances (e.g., surgeon experience, position of the vessels, suturing materials, and the surrounding tissues) some moves can be better suited than others and being familiar with different “tricks” can speed up the suturing process.
- Chen H.C.
- Mardini S.
- Tsai F.C.
“Airborne” suture tying technique for the microvascular anastomosis.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2004; 113: 1225-1228
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- “Airborne” suture tying technique for the microvascular anastomosis.Plast Reconstr Surg. 2004; 113: 1225-1228
- ‘Through-the-loop’ tie for microsurgical suturing.J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2010; 63: 1087-1090
Published online: March 23, 2023
Accepted: March 18, 2023
Received: February 16, 2023
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