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