Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ASOR)(ISSN: 2581-8635)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 8

A Knotless Locking Subcuticular Skin Suture Technique- “Hadlow Suture”

Shay Mandler*, W Kieffer, S Bolam and A Hadlow

Department of Orthopaedics, Auckland City Hospital, Grafton, Auckland, New Zealand

*Corresponding Author:Shay Mandler, Department of Orthopaedics, Auckland City Hospital, Grafton, Auckland, New Zealand.

Received: June 13, 2021; Published: July 07, 2021


  Surgical skin closure is associated with a risk of ‘stitch abscess’ or suture granuloma. We introduce a new method of self-locking suture which is completely sub-dermal and avoids bulky knots, thereby mitigating the risk of suture granulomas.

Keywords: Knotless Locking Suture; Stitch Granuloma; Suture Abscess


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Citation: Shay Mandler., et al. “A Knotless Locking Subcuticular Skin Suture Technique- “Hadlow Suture”". Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 4.8 (2021): 09-11.


Copyright: © 2021 Shay Mandler., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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