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Iowa State University Veterinarian

Collection

Iowa State University Veterinarian Records, RS 22/6/0/9, University Archives, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University, http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/arch/rgrp/22-6-0-9.html

Call Number

SF601 V65

Document Type

Article

Abstract

A description of the ideal suture by the veterinary surgeon would include a material which has: adequate strength, ease of handling, secure knot tying characteristics, minimal tissue reactivity, easy sterilization and predictable absorbability. The search for this ideal or perfect suture material has been lengthy and only partially successful.

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