Which equipment is needed for suture and dressing following performance of temporal artery biopsy?

Updated: Sep 04, 2018
  • Author: Andrew A Winkler, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Suture

  • 5-0 Monocryl on RB-1 or TF needle (or equivalent)

  • 3-0 Silk-free ties

  • 5-0 Fast-absorbing gut on PC-1 needle

Dressing

  • Aquaphor ointment

  • 4 X 4 gauze

  • Kerlix

  • 1-inch tape


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