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Principle of the repair of a full-thickness injury to bowel or bladder. The first layer is repaired with an interrupted absorbable suture, incorporating the mucosal layer and muscle layers. The second layer, using interrupted Lembert sutures, includes the muscle and serosal layers, imbricating the deep layer. #surgery
horizontal mattress suture - excellent for high-tension wounds due to its strength and ability to provide wound eversion. This suture is best for closure of gaping or high-tension wounds or wounds on fragile skin because of its ability to spread the tension along the wound edge. This suture can also be used as a temporary suture to temporarily approximate wound edges, allowing placement of simple interrupted or subcuticular stitches.