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  • n  an immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull)
  • n  a seam used in surgery
  • n  thread of catgut or silk or wire used by surgeons to stitch tissues together
  • v  join with a suture
    suture the wound after surgery

  • The operation may be a complete success, the surgeon may do a superb piece of needlework with sterile sutures, yet somehow the wound may still become infected just where the .
  • They report that the widening sutures are far from being warnings of trouble.
  • Unlike silk or catgut sutures, which can harbor infection, the stainless steel staples are virtually nonreactive and do not hinder healing.

  • Bud Smith in OCRegister
    The HeartStitch is an elegant suture-based device that closes the PFO by placing only suture material, unlike the other technologies in the market. The future of the PFO market should be technologies that close the PFO and do not leave a device... Carlos Ruiz CCNMatthews (press release) Jan 23, 2007 97045 128631 suture The second operation was basically to suture down the labrum, from the first operation," Smith said. "And the third one was pretty bad because the rotator cuff was just hanging."
  • Phil Angelides in San Jose Business Journal (subscription)
    The time has come,Mr. Angelides says, "to suture up our fiscal wounds, move forward, and make the tough choices to truly balance our budget so we can turn our attention to investing in our future."

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