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

Photo gallery: The furry faces of fall

FIRSTLINE - Oct 30, 2014

By dvm360.com staff

These precious pets are having a howling good time enjoying the perks of autumn.

Your veterinary clinic cat texts your techs

FIRSTLINE - Oct 13, 2014

By CC the Clinic Cat

CC, your veterinary clinic cat, celebrates National Veterinary Technician Week with her own brand of cat sass.

Vet-spiration Issue 5: All aboard the veterinary inspiration engine

FIRSTLINE - Oct 03, 2014

By dvm360.com staff

Check out these motivation tips and trends culled from the veterinary world and special delivered to you.