Monofilament Polypropylene Suture

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Model Number: NH-563422

Brand: Niche Healthcare

Needle: with suture needle or without suture needle
Suture length: 45cm, 75cm, 100cm
Needle length: 8mm, 10mm, 13mm, 15mm, 16mm, 18mm, 19mm, 20mm, 22mm, 24mm, 25mm, 26mm, 30mm, 35mm, 40mm, 45mm, 50mm
Needle shapes: 3/8 circle, 1/2 circle, 1/4 circle, 5/8 circle, straight
Needle point type: Round bodied, Curved cutting, Reverse cutting, Tapercut, Micro-point reverse cutting, Micro-point spatula curved, Blunt taper point

Description

Cat. No.
Description
Qty/Case (Pcs)
516001
Monofilament Polypropylene Suture, USP 10/0 (0.2 Metric)
1200
516002
Monofilament Polypropylene Suture, USP 9/0 (0.3 Metric)
1200
516003
Monofilament Polypropylene Suture, USP 8/0 (0.4 Metric)
1200
516004
Monofilament Polypropylene Suture, USP 7/0 (0.5 Metric)
1200
516005
Monofilament Polypropylene Suture, USP 6/0 (0.7 Metric)
1200
516006
Monofilament Polypropylene Suture, USP 5/0 (1 Metric)
1200
516007
Monofilament Polypropylene Suture, USP 4/0 (1.5 Metric)
1200
516008
Monofilament Polypropylene Suture, USP 3/0 (2 Metric)
1200
516009
Monofilament Polypropylene Suture, USP 2/0 (3 Metric)
1200
516010
Monofilament Polypropylene Suture, USP 0 (3.5 Metric)
1200
516011
Monofilament Polypropylene Suture, USP 1 (4 Metric)
1200
516012
Monofilament Polypropylene Suture, USP 2 (5 Metric)
1200
516013
Monofilament Polypropylene Suture, USP 3 (6 Metric)
1200

 

Monofilament polypropylene suture is a type of surgical suture material used for closing wounds during various medical procedures. Sutures, also known as stitches, are used to approximate the edges of a wound and promote proper healing. Monofilament polypropylene sutures are made from a single strand of polypropylene, a synthetic polymer known for its biocompatibility, strength, and minimal tissue reactivity.

Here are key features and information about monofilament polypropylene sutures:

Material:

Polypropylene: Monofilament polypropylene sutures are made from a single strand of polypropylene, which is a synthetic, non-absorbable polymer. Polypropylene is inert and minimally reactive with tissues.

Structure:

Monofilament: As a monofilament suture, it consists of a single strand, which reduces tissue drag and makes it less prone to harbouring bacteria compared to multifilament sutures.

Characteristics:

Smooth Surface: Monofilament polypropylene sutures typically have a smooth surface, reducing tissue trauma during passage through the tissues.

Minimal Tissue Reactivity: Polypropylene is known for its minimal tissue reactivity, making it suitable for use in situations where a non-absorbable suture is required.

Colour:

Blue: Monofilament polypropylene sutures are often coloured blue for better visibility during surgery.

Diameter and Sizes:

Various Sizes: Monofilament polypropylene sutures are available in different diameters (sizes) to accommodate various types of wounds and tissues.

Absorbability:

Non-Absorbable: Polypropylene sutures are non-absorbable, meaning they do not break down or dissolve over time. This makes them suitable for situations where prolonged wound support is needed.

Applications:

General Surgery: Monofilament polypropylene sutures are commonly used in general surgery for closing skin incisions, fascia, and other tissues.

Cardiovascular Surgery: They are also used in cardiovascular surgery for certain applications.

Technique:

Easy Handling: Monofilament sutures are known for their smooth and easy handling, making them suitable for precise suturing techniques.

Sterilization:

Sterile: Like all surgical sutures, monofilament polypropylene sutures are sterilized to prevent infection.

It’s important to note that while monofilament polypropylene sutures have several advantages, the choice of suture material depends on various factors, including the type of surgery, tissue characteristics, and the surgeon’s preference. Surgeons consider the specific requirements of each case to choose the most appropriate suture material for optimal wound healing and patient outcomes.

 

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