Suturing Techniques

Sonal Choudhary, Keyvan Nouri, Ploypailin Jungcharoensukying, Mohamed L. Elsaie

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


It is critical to review appropriate suturing techniques when learning the skills needed for dermatologic surgery. This chapter discusses the goals of good technique, will review the instruments and materials needed in different surgical settings, will address tension considerations and will describe the various suture approaches that may be used.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationDermatologic Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationStep by Step
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781444330670
StatePublished - Sep 7 2012


  • Absorbable
  • Non-absorbable
  • Nylon
  • Prolene
  • Suture
  • Suturing
  • Suturing technique
  • Vicryl
  • Wound healing
  • Wound tensile strength

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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