Elicits only minimal tissue reaction.
Gauge sizes 6/0 to 2 (U.S.P) Supplied as needled sutures
Smooth surface will not support bacterial growth.
Care should be taken to avoid damaging the surface of the material with surgical instruments, as this could lead to fracture of the material.
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.
Provides prolonged tensile strength retention in tissue, even in the presence of infection.
For easy passage through tissue.
For easy knot tying.