Woman student invents scarless suture
TAIF — A Saudi student on a government scholarship to study medicine in Germany has discovered a new surgical stitch, especially suited for dermatological surgeries, Al-Riyadh daily reported. Dr. Raedah Al-Mohammadi is on scholarship from the Ministry of Higher Education and is specializing in dermatology and skin surgery at Helios St. Elizabeth Hospital in Germany. The new stitch allows for sutures of wounds while avoiding scarring typical in such procedures. Medical bodies in Germany commended the student and described the invention as “exciting news in the world of medicine and surgery”. Al-Mohammadi credited her invention to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah.