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Tissue adhesive, adhesive tape, and sutures for skin closure of paediatric surgical wounds: prospective randomized clinical trial.

Tandon S, Ensor ND, Pacilli M, Laird AJ, Bortagaray JI, Stunden RJ et al.

Br J Surg 2022; 109: 1087-1095.

After six weeks, cosmetic scores were best with sutures and worst with glue (P=0.014), but the differences were no longer apparent in this study that included 295 children (333 surgical wounds).

Comment: No strong conclusion about which method should be used.

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