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rm khattar dr_rm_khattar at yahoo.co.in
Fri Aug 28 12:28:07 BST 2015

I have repaired diapragm with 2-0 prolene.Why because it is a dynamic muscle tissue.I f I have to do it tomorrow I will re-enforce with coated prolene mesh.


On Fri 28 Aug, 2015 4:28 PM IST Errington Thompson wrote:

>When repairing the diaphragm what suture do you use and why? When I was reading the Trauma textbook, there was a rather long discussion about what suture to use and how to repair the diaphragm but there was no data (that I saw) to support it. 
>Errington C. Thompson, MD
>Director of Trauma Services
>Marshall University
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