Julio Jimenez Lillo, Gastrointestinal Surgeon Victor Turrado, Gastrointestinal Surgeon Hospital Clinic (Barcelona, Spain) A barbed suture is a suture with small helical spines along its entire surface. These sutures have a sort of teeth or barbs along them. Once the suture line is applied, each of the teeth or barbs of the thread in this suture […]
Julio Antonio Jiménez Lillo Víctor Turrado Rodríguez Ainitze Ibarzabal Dulce Momblan Gastrointestinal Surgery Department Hospital Clinic, Barcelona Bariatric surgery is more strongly recommended in obese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus when diabetes is inadequately controlled despite optimal lifestyle and pharmacologic therapy, including insulin. With the increase of bariatric surgery procedures across the world, it […]
Julio Jiménez Lillo (Gastrointestinal Surgeon – Hospital Clinic, Barcelona) Víctor Turrado (Gastrointestinal Surgeon – Hospital Clinic, Barcelona) The ideal abdominal wound closure provides strength and a barrier to infection. In addition, the closure should be efficient, performed with no tension or ischemia, comfortable for the patient, and esthetic. Wounds have less than 5 percent of […]
- Julio Jiménez Lillo MD.