monofilament suture


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monofilament suture

a suture made of a single filament. Causes less irritation than a braided suture.
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The monofilament suture costs about 60% more than the braided suture, she noted, but "given that we found a significant difference in wound complications, I would be willing to pay extra," said Dr.
Furthermore, we did not have a formal control group to provide specific comparisons with regards to operative time and superiority in urinary leak rate compared to performing the urethro-intestinal anastomosis with either interrupted sutures or a running monofilament suture.
The study found cosmetic results similar to those of monofilament sutures while being faster and less painful.
Eddy, of the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio, and his colleages incorporated the anticlotting drug prostacylin into a biodegradable polymer, polycaprolactone, and made the mixture into a monofilament suture.
The V-Loc device is available in two absorption profiles: the longer term absorbing V-Loc 180 device based on the 180-day Maxon[TM] monofilament suture, and the faster absorbing V-Loc 90 device based on the 90-day Biosyn[TM] monofilament suture.
Description: Nylon: Polypropylene Synthetic Monofilament Suture with double needle, Non absorbable (for cardio use)
We present this rare case of accessory fourth metatarsal without polydactyly with the opinion that plantar approach is better and suturing in a single layer with monofilament suture has better results.
Monocryl suture, a new ultrapliable absorbable monofilament suture.