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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We are pleased to offer Perclose ProGlide with monofilament suture, which expands the Perclose product line to include the same suture material used by vascular surgeons," said Robert B.
The 6 lots are subdivided as follows: Non-absorbable monofilament suture material of polyamide or similar material, non absorbable monofilament suture of the material polyprolene or similar material, non absorbable suture multifil (eg.
1 - the synthetic nonabsorbable monofilament suture with the addition of polyethylene, polypropylene.
Package # 1 - synthetic nonabsorbable monofilament suture polypropylene with polyethylene
The device reshapes the anterior prostatic urethra creating a channel by tensioned monofilament sutures placed under cystoscopic guidance.
A scalpel and curved hemostats were used to lift tissues while cutting to avoid damage to internal organs, and three or four Ethicon 3-0 monofilament sutures were evenly placed to close the incision site.
You cannot sterilize the vagina, and monofilament sutures resist infection far better than do braided or polyfilament sutures, very simply because bacteria cannot hide in monofilament sutures," he said.