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Ti-Cron vs. Tycron suture

Posted By: Cass on 2008-12-08
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Subject: Ti-Cron vs. Tycron suture

I believe it is Ti-Cron but can't find a definite for QA please help

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Subject: Tycron/Ti-Cron/TiCron/Ticron

Does anyone know which is correct, preferred, or difference between these sutures?
I believe Tycron.
Subject: I believe Tycron.

Tycron per Stedman's.
Subject: Tycron per Stedman's.

Tycron per Stedman's.
Subject: Tycron per Stedman's.

Subject: Ti-Cron?

My Stedman's shows it as Ti-Cron.
could they be saying Ŕ Ti-Cron" ties? nm
Subject: could they be saying Ŕ Ti-Cron" ties? nm

I agree with Ti-Cron...
Subject: I agree with Ti-Cron...

Tessier word book lists both as correct, same material, different manufacturer....but I think across the board it is Ti-Cron...spell check recognizes either.
post malfunctioned...should read " 0 Ti-Cron " nm
Subject: post malfunctioned...should read " 0 Ti-Cron " nm

s/l pulenal suture and mytex suture... ortho surgery.. please help ASAP. Thanks
Subject: s/l pulenal suture and mytex suture... ortho surgery.. please help ASAP. Thanks

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Subject: ortho surgery suture tack or suture tac?

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There is a Lambert suture and limber suture.
Subject: There is a Lambert suture and limber suture.

? about suture
I can not understand the first 2 words he is saying.  s/l ferrical matrasuture was used to close the anterior and posterior aspect of he earlobe.
Subject: suture

Subject: suture

Always use the #0, when they use 0, regarding suture, they are referring to the size of the suture.
Subject: suture

4-0 Prolene
Subject: suture

There is a Supramid suture.
suture help!
Subject: suture help!

Posterier fascia closed with 2-0 s/l vike.

It does not sound like she is saying vicryl.

Subject: suture??

Subject: suture

I googled both and came across both. My ortho dr calls it splitting.
PDS suture
Subject: PDS suture

Probably 0 PDS suture.
Subject: Probably 0 PDS suture.

Subject: Suture

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Subject: ob/suture

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Suture name help . . .sm
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s/l 'pearlene' suture ?  Thanks
Subject: Suture

Stedman's has Perlon, Prolene, Purlon,    Did you try OneLook?  Sometimes you can get lucky with their search. 
Gyn suture
Subject: Gyn suture

Probably PDS suture. nm
Subject: Probably PDS suture. nm

5-0 suture
Subject: 5-0 suture

suture help
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RD-150 suture?
Subject: RD-150 suture?

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That is what I though, but clearly says suture so went to QA!
Subject: That is what I though, but clearly says suture so went to QA!

Subject: suture

Subject: suture

This is a suture s/l volack of the right index finger.

near-and-far suture
Subject: near-and-far suture

Never mind about suture
Never mid about the suture question, I found a vertical mattress suture and I am sure that is what he is saying
Supermed suture? nm
Subject: Supermed suture? nm

Bectal suture?
Subject: Bectal suture?

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s/l 0 graylon suture....
Subject: s/l 0 graylon suture....

There are a lot of suture passers. sm
Subject: There are a lot of suture passers. sm

I googled and found a lot. Could it be EZ-Pass?  See the last entry.


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Subject: s/l pang suture

Can you tell us more? Context? There are a bunch that it could sound like if the doc is speed-talking: blanket, chain, Lang, plain, Rankin, wing....
S/L hexing suture
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Used a lot in patellar suture. sm
Subject: Used a lot in patellar suture. sm

Is this a patellar reconstruction, or another surgery involving a tendon?  I don't quite get what you mean by just responding stitch. 
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Subject: Suture sizes

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type of suture
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suture link. sm
Subject: suture link. sm

s/l suture *spitting*
Subject: s/l suture *spitting*

Never heard this one, is it correct?

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0 (zero) plain suture? nm
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Pedia suture?
Subject: Pedia suture?

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are you sure its not lambdoid suture
Subject: are you sure its not lambdoid suture

????never head of the other.