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Figure 6.44. Comparison of the effect on SSI incidence of use of staples versus sutures for skin closure in 11 trials (in two trials treatments were randomised by wound, not patient).

Figure 6.44Comparison of the effect on SSI incidence of use of staples versus sutures for skin closure in 11 trials (in two trials treatments were randomised by wound, not patient)

From: 6, Intraoperative phase

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Surgical Site Infection: Prevention and Treatment of Surgical Site Infection.
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