Sutura atraumática en pterigion – Dr. Andrés Rousselot

Sutura atraumática en pterigion – Dr. Andrés Rousselot


Atraumatic suture technique for autologous graft in pterygium surgery The following is a description of a variation in the technique for the autologous graft fixation designed to reduce disconfort while keeping the low costs of sutures against the higher prices of tissue adhesives. After the placement of nylon 10-0 perilimbar sutures (leaving long tails) a suture distal to the cornea is performed, in this case, with vicryl 7-0 Once fixation is achieved, The two long tails of the perilimbar suture are placed in-between the ones from the distal suture. keeping them back while allowing sliding to occur. The process is repeated with the remaining perilimbar suture. Different cases. Review: Placement of the long tails and posterior fixation with “slide liberty”

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