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Brain Teaser: Can you solve this puzzle?

Can you answer all three of these questions correctly?

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Cystotomy in a five-year-old Rottweiler who had 178 struvite stones.


  1. What is the holding layer—the one to include in the suture line?
  2. Which suture material is ideal? Which needle is best?
  3. Which suture pattern is recommended?

Check your answer on the next page.

2 thoughts on “Brain Teaser: Can you solve this puzzle?

  1. Is the last sentence correct?
    “Simple continuous sutures are not recommended anymore.” Didn’t the first line say simple was ok? Is this supposed to say simple interrupted.

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