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What cranial bone is not sutured?

All cranial bones are joined by sutures with some bones having Sharpey's fibres giving a degree of flexability to some joints but even these joints are still sutures. The part of the skull that is not sutured is the mandible… Full Answer

Can you swim with stitches in your leg?

Bad idea. When you have a sutured wound, realize that the wound is open. Once the wound closes, they remove the sutures. Dampening an open wound can make an excellent medium for the growth of bacteria. Wait until your caregiver… Full Answer

How is the mitral valve replaced?

the surgeon cuts the diseased valve away from the valve annulus (outer ring). The annulus is sized so that the proper size of valve can be selected for the patient's anatomy. Sutures are applied around the valve annulus, the valve… Full Answer

What is a full hysterectomy?

A total hysterectomy removes the uterus and the cervix, leaving a vaginal cuff (which is sutured, at the top of the vaginal canal). A TAH-BSO is a total abdominal hysterectomy (as described above), along with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, meaning that the… Full Answer

Can gauges close?

Yes, stretched ears can shrink up. How much you can get them depends on your body, how old the stretched are, and what size. The general point of no return is 2ga. Meaning that you can shrink up pretty small… Full Answer