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What are dissolvable stitches?

November 24th, 2010

Episode 811 of 1055 episodes

Stitches have been used for centuries, but dissolvable ones are the most common these days. Why would you want stitches to dissolve, and how do they work? In this episode, Marshall discusses the benefits and features of absorbable sutures.