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Evaluation of three suture techniques based on surgical wound assessment in Caprine

Author(s): John Bayo Adeyanju | Raphael Okoli, C. Kene | Mamman Legbo Sonfada | Abubakar Sadiq Yakubu | Umaru Adamu | Sadiku Mohammad Sahabi | Adamu Abdul Abubaka

Journal: Scientific Journal of Veterinary Advances
ISSN 2322-1879

Volume: 1;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 101;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: Caprine | Suture patterns | Surgical wound | Swelling | Erythema | Dehiscence | Discharge

Subcuticular, simple interrupted and ford interlocking suture patterns were used in closing skin incision at paralumbar fossa in fifteen apparently healthy male and female adult goats. The goats were randomly divided into three groups: A (Subcuticular); B(Ford interlocking) and C(Simple interrupted). Clinical appearance of the surgical wound was scored twice post surgery at 18-24 hours and 10-14 days using swelling, erythema, dehiscence and discharge as the parameters. There were no statistical difference (P
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