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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 43-45

Using hypodermic needle as suture needle in emergency


1 Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Ambala, Haryana, India
2 Sun Skin Clinic, Ambala, Mullana, Haryana, India
3 Department of Medicine, Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Ambala, Mullana, Haryana, India

Correspondence Address:
Sanjeev Gupta
#B2, MM Medical College Residential Campus, Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, MMDU, Mullana, Ambala, Haryana.
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/JCAS.JCAS_144_19

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Sometimes, suture thread detaches from needle while suturing. This leads to wastage of left over thread and we have to repeat whole process of suturing as the extra suture needles are not easily available. The present article highlights the use of hypodermic needle as suture needle in such emergencies.


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