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Indian Journal of Surgery
Medknow Publications on behalf of Association of Surgeons of India
ISSN: 0972-2068
Vol. 66, No. 5, 2004, pp. 286-288
Bioline Code: is04073
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Indian Journal of Surgery, Vol. 66, No. 5, 2004, pp. 286-288

 en Sutureless circumcision: Wound closure after circumcision with cynoacrylate glue - A preliminary Indian study
Sharma PradeepP


Alternative methods of wound closure after formal circumcision have been studied to decrease the repair time and complications, and to improve cosmesis. This was a prospective non-comparative preliminary clinical study involving 15 patients where Cyanoacrylate glue was used as a tissue adhesive for wound closure after formal circumcision. It was found that the repair time was short, complication rate was low and the cosmesis was good. Thus Cyanoacrylate glue may be considered as a useful alternative to suture closure for circumcision wounds.

Sutureless, circumcision, Cyanoacrylate, glue

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