Adjustable horizontal mattress suture: Step 2 (large photo)

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Aug 01, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Pass the needle to the other side of the wound, and place the second suture bite intradermally parallel to the wound edge, being careful not to penetrate the epidermal surface of the skin. Then continue placing the suture intradermally back and forth across the wound, progressing to the other end of the wound.
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