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Stainless steel closure of the equine linea alba
Equine Practice (1981)
  • James Schumacher, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • D V Hanselka
  • G Adams
  • T S Taylor

Materials and methods for a controlled experiment using multifilament stainless steel wire in five Shetland ponies are described. The suture pattern used is illustrated. Results from the experiment are presented following necropsy at 4 months after surgery. Considerations in choosing suture materials in abdominal surgery in horses are discussed and responses to sutures are presented in tabular form.

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James Schumacher, D V Hanselka, G Adams and T S Taylor. "Stainless steel closure of the equine linea alba" Equine Practice Vol. 3 Iss. 2 (1981)
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