Presutures for skin stretching: Step 4 (large photo)

Presutures for skin stretching: Step 4 (large photo)

source-image
May 29, 2009
By dvm360.com staff

Place additional Lembert sutures along the entire length of the wound. These Lembert sutures, tied under tension, bridge the lesion or defect. The sutures are usually placed in the late afternoon, and the area is covered with a bandage overnight. An Elizabethan collar may be needed to prevent molestation of the area.

Step by Step Article
Video of the procedure

ADVERTISEMENT

Photo galleries

A low-stress approach to IV catheter placement

FIRSTLINE - Jul 24, 2015

By Ciera Miller, CVT

When you’re placing an IV catheter, it’s important to keep minimizing the pet’s stress a constant priority.

Confessions: Eau de parvo, flea control by fence and your funniest secrets yet

dvm360.com - Jul 20, 2015

By dvm360.com staff

Our eleven favorite LOL-worthy vet confessions.

7 steps to bring the pop back to veterinary team meetings

FIRSTLINE - Jul 14, 2015

By Oriana D. Scislowicz, BS, LVT

Try these boredom busters to bring the fun back to your team training meetings.