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Clinical Study

Quality of Scar after Total Thyroidectomy: A Single Blinded Randomized Trial Comparing Octyl-Cyanoacrylate and Subcuticular Absorbable Suture

Table 1

Personal and clinical data of patients.

Octyl-cyanoacrylate (25 pts)Subcuticular suture (25 pts)

Sex
 F15 (60%)18 (72%)
 M10 (40%)7 (28%)
Age (yrs)152.7 (14.2)59.2 (12.6)
Diagnosis
 Benign19 (76)18 (72)
 Tumor6 (24)7 (28)
Length of wound (cm)14.2 (0.8)4.0 (0.7)
Duration of operation (min)187.0 (13.2)94.5 (13.5)
Bleeding from wound margins4 (16)0 (0)
Wound complications (infection and dehiscence)0 (0)0 (0)

Sex, diagnosis, bleeding, and complications are expressed as number (%).
Age, length of wound, and duration of operation are expressed as mean ( st. dev.).
1 -test not significant.

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