Suture Material: A comprehensive review and recent update


  • Gunmeek Kaur NIMS University


Dental, Suture, Surgery


Since, the pre-historic time, suturing has been an end phase of any surgical procedure, allowing the re-approximation of wound edges followed by stabilization of the clot, promoting hemostasis and further avoiding the alimentary residues on the incision line resulting in primary healing. An ideal suture material resists the displacement forces arising from muscular insertions, functional movements, and external agents destabilizing or causing the surgical wound dehiscence. The aim of this article is to give a comprehensive review of the suture material. 


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Kaur, G. (2022). Suture Material: A comprehensive review and recent update. UNIVERSITY JOURNAL MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY AND ORAL SCIENCES, 2(1). Retrieved from