SHORT TECHNIQUE
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 38-40

Emergency intraoperative construction of a suture needle from a hypodermic/injection needle


1 Department of General Surgery, Government Medical College, Miraj, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Anaesthesia, Government Medical College, Miraj, Maharashtra, India

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DOI: 10.4103/njss.njss_27_14

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This article provides surgeons with a simplistic method to convert an injection needle into a suture needle in the operating theater itself. In the following procedure, we take an injection needle and a suture material (polypropylene number 1) and create a curved suturing needle ready to be used with minimal fuss and with the help of simple instruments. This method will definitely save time and the cost of an extra suture.


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