An easy-to-use, free, bedside app for laceration repairs
Laceration repair made easy
3-0 or 4-0? Absorbable or non-absorbable? How long before the patient needs them removed? With Suture.app, you’ll find the answers to all these questions and more at your fingertips.
You’ll start getting recommendations as soon as you narrow down the location.
Add more details like the laceration depth and shape to get more specific recommendations.
View the repair recommendations like suture size, technique, and more.
Other amazing features
Generate Procedure Notes
Suture.app will generate a send you a customized procedure note based on the laceration details you enter.
Forgot how to perform a corner stitch or mattress suture? Technique recommendations come with a description and detailed videos courtesy of Closing the Gap.
Review the Basics
Quick access to relevant reference materials including common suture materials and local anesthetic dosing.
Suture.app is a Free Open Access Medical Education project, built to be used around the world for free. It was made possible by the generous contribution of videos and content from Dr. Brian Lin’s Closing the Gap.
The Suture.app Core Contributors include:
Dr. Loren Mead
Dr. Zack (John) Timmons
Dr. Sam Beger
Special thanks to Dr. David Hopkins for his expert review of Suture.app content. Dr. Hopkins is a resident physician in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at UTHealth Houston.