Choice of Suture Pattern for Linea Alba Closure

Chrissy Roberts

Published:  25/09/2017    in:  Knowledge Summaries


Clinical bottom line

Incidence of complications using either a simple continuous or a simple interrupted suture pattern in the linea alba is low if appropriate suture material is chosen and appropriate surgical technique is used.  More, well-planned studies with higher power are required before an evidence-based recommendation for one pattern over the other can be made.

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