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Surgical thread, SEM

Surgical thread, SEM

C046/8638

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100.0 MB (2.4 MB compressed)

7257 x 4816 pixels

61.5 x 40.9 cm ⏐ 24.2 x 16.1 in (300dpi)

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Credit

ANNE WESTON, FRANCIS CRICK INSTITUTE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ANNE WESTON, FRANCIS CRICK INSTITUTE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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Caption

Surgical thread from sutured head wound, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). The surgical thread tying this knot is a mono-filament, non-absorbable thread that was used to stitch a head wound and removed after 7 days. Debris from the skin and area surrounding the wound is still attached to the surgical thread after removal from the stitched site. Magnification: x30 when printed at 10 cm wide.

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