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Comparison of skin adhesive and absorbable intracutaneous suture for the implantation of cardiac rhythm devices.

Authors
  • Spencker, Sebastian
  • Coban, Nalan
  • Koch, Lydia
  • Schirdewan, Alexander
  • Mueller, Dirk
Type
Published Article
Journal
EP Europace
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2011
Volume
13
Issue
3
Pages
416–420
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/europace/euq394
PMID: 21075757
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study shows no benefit using skin adhesive in comparison to absorbable intracutaneous suture regarding surgery times for the implantation of cardiac rhythm devices. The rate of early adverse events after wound closure is higher after skin adhesive but no difference in long-term adverse events occurred.

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