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Idea Exchange: Silicone bands secure suturing

VETERINARY MEDICINE




To help secure an esophagostomy tube in a cat, we wrap a Miltex silicone band (Integra LifeSciences) around the red rubber catheter so the tube will not slip into the incision. Less suturing equals a happier patient.

Molly Ekblad, veterinary assistant
Stillwater, Minn.


Molly Ekblad

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