General Surgery

Knots – burying the knot

Techniques are similar between these two types. For skin – deep to superficial, superficial to deep. For lumen closure – near to far, far to near.

Burying the knot – skin version

University of Saskatchewan Lab – step by step

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Burying the knot – lumen closure (inverting patterns)

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Large Animal Surgery - Supplemental Notes by Erin Malone, DVM, PhD; Elaine Norton, DVM PhD; Erica Dobbs, DVM; and Ashley Ezzo, DVM is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.