Comparison of four different suture materials in soft tissues of rats

Yaltirik M. , Dedeoglu K., Bilgic B., Koray M., Ersev H. , Issever H. , ...More

ORAL DISEASES, vol.9, no.6, pp.284-286, 2003 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1034/j.1601-0825.2003.00954.x
  • Journal Name: ORAL DISEASES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.284-286
  • Keywords: catgut, early healing, polypropylene, rat, silk, sutures, Vicryl, ORAL TISSUES


OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this in vivo study was to histopathologically evaluate the inflammatory reaction incited by Vicryl in rats and compare this material with various suture materials that are widely used in the clinic. SUBJECTS AND