Application of WoundZipper to a patient with a laceration of distal forearm.
The procedure includes sterilizing affected area with betadine and alcohol prior to application of the WoundZipper. No local anesthetic is required as the procedure is painless. The total procedure time is less than 1 minute. The patient is more comfortable during the procedure and is able to go home in minutes.
The patient returned to clinic after five days for a wound check. The patient was left with a faint, linear scar after 5 days. No suture or staple marks are visible.
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Case Presentation: Dr. Maher Arafa, MD
Narrator: Kyle Dickinson, PA-C
Video Production: Val Valgardson, MFA