Vetafil

Vetafil

trade name for polymerized caprolactam, a synthetic, white, plastic-coated, nonabsorbable suture material which is very popular in veterinary surgery. Designed for external use but is also used as a buried nonabsorbable suture.
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In the present case, the bunnell mayer suture using vetafil provided required tensile strength.
1 mm vetafil followed by immobilization for two months using modified Thomas splint.