New study shows sutures are better than staples for closing a C-section incision

July 10, 2014 5:38 PM

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The C-section rate in the U.S. reached a high of 32.9 percent of all births in 2009.

There’s long been a debate among physicians regarding how to effectively sew up a C-section incision. Both sutures and staples have been used to close up the incision following a Cesarean birth, but new research has shown that sutures are indeed the safer and more effective means of closing such inc...

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