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Suturing Techniques: Subcuticular Suture vs BandGrip

Surgeons have a variety of materials to choose from when closing a wound or an incision, as well as a number of suturing techniques, such as interrupted sutures and vertical and horizontal mattress ...

Suturing Techniques: Horizontal Mattress Sutures vs BandGrip

Sutures have been used as the primary method of wound closure throughout human history. Today’s surgeons not only have a variety of materials to choose from when it comes time to close, but also a ...

How to Make a Wound Heal Faster

One of the first things anyone wants to know after suffering an injury or going through a surgical procedure is how long it will take them to heal. The answer, of course, depends upon a variety of ...

BandGrip Featured on Chicago's Sports Medicine Weekly

BandGrip founder and CEO Fred Smith is a busy man. While he’s been building successful companies for years, since 2015 his work has focused on revolutionizing wound closure technology to improve ...

ReducING Surgical Time for OR/ER Doctors AND IMPROVING THE PATIENT EXPERIENCE

Today’s healthcare providers are facing major challenges delivering effective care promptly and efficiently. With medical professionals stretched to the limit and more patients entering the ...

Enhance Wound Closure and Decrease Wound Complication with BandGrip

The overall number of orthopedic surgeries performed each year continues to grow, with more than six million procedures expected to be carried out in the US alone in 2020. As pressure continues to ...

Medical Technologies Affecting Wound Closure in Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic surgery is a complex and difficult undertaking. Featuring some of the most innovative medical techniques being used today, these high-demand procedures allow surgeons to deliver beneficial ...

The Body is Built to Heal Itself—But Sometimes It Needs Help

One of the most amazing aspects of the human body is its ability to heal itself. There are 30-40 trillion cells in the human body, and every second that we’re alive, these cells work tirelessly to ...

Butterfly Stitches Versus BandGrip: What’s The Difference?

When someone has been injured with a deep cut or laceration, their physician has a number of options available to them, including sutures, staples, glues, and tapes. We’ve covered the pros and cons ...

The Importance of “Just Right” Wound Closure

“Ahhh, this porridge is just right." It’s probably been a while since you’ve heard the fairytale, but that’s Goldilocks, after having tried one bear's porridge that was too hot, and one that was too ...

Can I Use Super Glue to Close My Wound? 10 Myths About Wound Care

Think you know all there is to know about wound care? There are many myths surrounding wound care that have probably been passed down from generation to generation. Many contain a kernel of truth, ...

What You Need To know about using Staples in Wound closure

Sutures or staples? This wasn’t really a question until just about fifty years ago. Sutures have been used since the 16th century BCE, while the idea of stapling didn’t come to fruition until early ...