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Wound Closures Critical & Chronic Care Solutions

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Wound Closures

3M Wound Closure Products offer superior cosmetic results when compared to sutures1, 2, 3 and are suitable for cuts, lacerations and surgical incisions.

Skin Staplers and Staple Removers

The 3M™ Precise™ DS Skin Stapler is suitable for simple, recent, open, un-bruised wounds; particularly scalp wounds. The 3M™ Precise™ Vista Skin Stapler has an angled head, which allows a clear view of the wound area for precise staple insertion, with an ergonomic feel for enhanced control.

3M™ Skin Staple Removers are suitable for use with most brands of skin staples.

Skin Closures

3M™ Steri-Strip™ Skin Closures are principally used for primary skin closure of lacerations and surgical incisions and after the removal of suture and staples for wound support.

 

References:
1). Zempsky WT, Parrotti D, Grem C, Nichols J. Randomised controlled comparison of cosmetic outcomes of simple facial lacerations closed with Steri-Strip Skin Closures or Dermabond tissue adhesive. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2004;20(8): 519-24.
2). Pepicello J, Yavorek H: Five year experience with tape closure of abdominal wounds. SG&O, 169:310-314, 1989.
3). MacGregor FB. et al, Skin stapling of wounds in the accident department, Injury, 1989;20 (6): 347-348.