Annals of Colorectal Research

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Effect of Nylon Vs. Polyglactin (Vicryl) in Appendectomy Skin Sutures

Hajar Khazraei 1 , * , Abdul-Razzak Kalaf Hassan 1 and Masoomeh Rahimi 1
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1 Colorectal Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
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  • Annals of Colorectal Research: December 01, 2015, 3 (4); e34673
  • Published Online: December 28, 2015
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: November 15, 2015
  • Accepted: November 21, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/acr-34673

To Cite: Khazraei H, Kalaf Hassan A, Rahimi M. Effect of Nylon Vs. Polyglactin (Vicryl) in Appendectomy Skin Sutures, Ann Colorectal Res. 2015 ; 3(4):e34673. doi: 10.17795/acr-34673.

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