Tissue adhesive alternative to sutures, staples


National report - Many dermatologists, especially pediatric dermatologists, have embraced 2-octyl cyanoacrylate tissue adhesive (Dermabond, Ethicon) as an alternative to using standard sutures and staples in selected patients. Dermabond has evolved, as a result of early complaints about dripping and smearing, to offer a new, higher-viscosity formulation. But it's unclear how effective the tissue adhesive is when skin tension exists.

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