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Torsion of monofilament and polyfilament sutures under tension decreases suture strength and increases risk of suture fracture (2012)Background: A continuous running suture is the preferential method for abdominal closure. In this technique the suture is secured with an initial knot and successive tissue bites are taken. At each tissue bite, the needle ...