Technique for removal of snared silicone drains

J. P.H. Rue, C. A. Johnson

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The use of postoperative drains in orthopedics is common rarely, these drains may be inadvertently stitched into the wound at the time of closure, resulting in possible breakage during removal. This article describes a noninvasive technique for removing snared silicone drains.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)543-545
Number of pages3
Issue number6
StatePublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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