Tissue adhesives for traumatic lacerations in children and adults

Added August 12, 2013

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There is evidence to suggest that tissue adhesives are an acceptable alternative to standard wound closure for repairing simple traumatic lacerations.  Additionally, the tissue adhesives are helpful in terms of reducing pain, ease of use, and procedure time.

The use of tissue adhesives  to close simple lacerations has been widespread as an alternative to standard wound closure procedures. This review aimed to identify the best available evidence on the effectiveness of tissue adhesives on the healing of traumatic lacerations in children and adults.