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Sewing a wound closed - series—Sewing a wound closed, part 6

Sewing a wound closed, part 6

Overview

Start by creating the first knot of a loop. Next, make a second single loop in the opposite direction. This completes the square knot.

Review Date 10/16/2017

Updated by: Jesse Borke, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, Attending Physician at FDR Medical Services/Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Buffalo, NY. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.