Non Absorbable Provides permanent tensile strength retention in tissue, even in the presence of infection.
Exceptionally smooth For easy passage through tissue.
Monofilament Smooth surface will not support bacterial growth.
Synthetic Elicits only minimal tissue reaction.
Pliable For easy knot tying.
Colour Blue or clear.
Range Gauge sizes 10-0 to 1 (U.S.P.). Supplied as needled sutures.
Sterilisation Ethylene Oxide.
As with other synthetic sutures, knot security requires the standard technique of square ties with additional throws as indicated by surgical circumstances and the experience of the operator. Caution: Care should be taken to avoid damaging the surface of the material with surgical instruments, as this could lead to fracture of the material.