braided sutures

braided sutures

absorbable or non-absorbable plaited surgical sutures; more flexible and slip less than monofilament, but may provoke tissue reaction
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Prior to insertion of the final humeral implant, two drill holes are made on either side of the lesser tuberosity inferiorly, and two #2 braided sutures are passed through these holes for inferior subscapularis repair.
Braiding, where yarns are moved around a central point on a machine to produce a textile, has long been a mainstay of the industry, as evidenced by the popularity of braided sutures in the medical field.
Since rotator cuff tissue is also of varying quality in these patients, the RotorloC(TM) suture anchor is pre-loaded with two #2 braided sutures.