Effect of triclosan-coated sutures on the incidence of surgical site infection after abdominal wall closure in gastroenterological surgery: a double-blind, randomized controlled trial in a single center. Surgery 2018; 164: 91-95.

Published: 22nd November 2018

Authors: Ichida K, Noda H, Kikugawa R, Hasegawa F, Obitsu T, Ishioka D et al.

Conclusion

Use of triclosan sutures did not reduce the risks of surgical site infection (6.9 versus 5.9 per cent in controls) in this study that included 1013 procedures.

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