Braided For easy handling and secure knot tying. Coated With wax for easy handling. Natural Produced from cocoons of the silk worm Bombyx Mori. Non-absorbable Provides prolonged tensile strength retention in tissue for up to 3 months.
Color: Black or white.
10-0 to 4 (USP). Supplied as needled sutures or ligatures. Sizes 10-0 to 8-0 are manufactured of virgin silk and are twisted in construction. Virgin silk fibres are held together by natural gum secreted by the silk worm. Indications: SILK sutures are intended for use in general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, including use in cardiovascular, ophthalmic and neurosurgical procedures.
Typical areas of use include:
Ophthalmic surgery Dental surgery Ligation