A Randomized, Controlled Trial Comparing Long-term Cosmetic Outcomes of Traumatic Pediatric Lacerations Repaired with Absorbable Plain Gut versus Nonabsorbable Nylon Sutures
Version of Record online: 28 JUN 2008
© 2004 Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Academic Emergency Medicine
Volume 11, Issue 7, pages 730–735, July 2004
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Karounis, H., Gouin, S., Eisman, H., Chalut, D., Pelletier, H. and Williams, B. (2004), A Randomized, Controlled Trial Comparing Long-term Cosmetic Outcomes of Traumatic Pediatric Lacerations Repaired with Absorbable Plain Gut versus Nonabsorbable Nylon Sutures. Academic Emergency Medicine, 11: 730–735. doi: 10.1197/j.aem.2003.12.029
- Issue online: 28 JUN 2008
- Version of Record online: 28 JUN 2008
- Received September 16, 2003; Received Revised December 9, 2003; Accepted December 15, 2003
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