Walking sutures: Step 3E

Apr 19, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
Step by Step Article
After repeating the procedure on the opposite side, the wound should be almost closed (schematics above). If a wound is adjacent to a body structure or orifice (e.g. prepuce), use walking sutures only to advance skin on one side of the wound to prevent distortion of the structure or orifice.