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Suture Solutions

Tue, 08/03/2010 - 6:18am

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Ethicon, Inc. offers multiple suture solutions for wound closure.

Ethicon, Inc. offers multiple suture solutions for wound closure. According to the company, the MONOCRYL* Plus Antibacterial (Poliglecaprone 25) Suture offers:

  • Protection for subcuticular closure and soft tissue approximation
  • wound support for approximately 14 days
  • Consistent absorption rate with a predictable decrease in tensile strength
  • Smoothness of MONOCRYL Plus Suture results in less tissue drag than chromic gut sutures and braided synthetic absorbable sutures6
  • Knot security

Coated VICRYL* Plus Antibacterial (Polyglactin 910) Sutures provide:

  • Protection and strength for tissue approximation
  • Wound support for approximately 4 weeks
  • Knot snug-down, first-throw hold security and no tissue tearing
  • A critical wound-healing period of 3 to 4 weeks

PDS* Plus Antibacterial (Polydioxanone) Suture features:

  • Protection and strength for slow-healing tissue
  • Provides wound support for approximately 6 weeks
  • A stronger suture with greater pliability
  • Smooth passage through tissue

For more information, visit www.ethicon.com

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