Cierres de incisiones

Una incisión se puede cerrar con:

  • Suturas (puntos) en la parte externa del cuerpo
  • Grapas quirúrgicas, las cuales le brindan resistencia adicional a la incisión
  • Suturas en la parte interna, por debajo de la piel 

Se pueden colocar pequeñas tiras adhesivas (llamadas Steri-strips) sobre la piel a lo largo de la línea de la incisión. Estas tiras se desprenderán cuando la incisión haya sanado.

Cierres de incisiones

Revision

Last reviewed 2/26/2009 by Linda Vorvick, MD, Family Physician, Seattle Site Coordinator, Lecturer, Pathophysiology, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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