Surgical Nylon Sutures

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Model Number: NH-76853

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)
517001
Nylon Suture, USP 10/0 (0.2 Metric)
1200
517002
Nylon Suture, USP 9/0 (0.3 Metric)
1200
517003
Nylon Suture, USP 8/0 (0.4 Metric)
1200
517004
Nylon Suture, USP 7/0 (0.5 Metric)
1200
517005
Nylon Suture, USP 6/0 (0.7 Metric)
1200
517006
Nylon Suture, USP 5/0 (1 Metric)
1200
517007
Nylon Suture, USP 4/0 (1.5 Metric)
1200
517008
Nylon Suture, USP 3/0 (2 Metric)
1200
517009
Nylon Suture, USP 2/0 (3 Metric)
1200
517010
Nylon Suture, USP 0 (3.5 Metric)
1200
517011
Nylon Suture, USP 1 (4 Metric)
1200
517012
Nylon Suture, USP 2 (5 Metric)
1200
517013
Nylon Suture, USP 3 (6 Metric)
1200

 

Nylon sutures are surgical threads commonly used for closing wounds or incisions during medical procedures. These sutures are made from nylon, a synthetic polymer known for its strength, flexibility, and biocompatibility. Nylon sutures are available in various forms, including monofilament and multifilament, and they are widely used in both human and veterinary medicine.

Here are key features and information about nylon sutures:

Material:

Nylon: Nylon sutures are made from polyamide, a synthetic polymer known for its strength and flexibility. Nylon is inert, biocompatible, and generally well-tolerated by the body.

Structure:

Monofilament: Monofilament nylon sutures consist of a single strand, which reduces tissue drag and makes them less prone to harbouring bacteria compared to multifilament sutures.

Multifilament (Braided): Some nylon sutures are braided, composed of several strands twisted together. This design provides flexibility and knot security.

Colour:

Clear or Black: Nylon sutures are often available in clear or black colours. Clear sutures are commonly used in cosmetic and plastic surgery to minimize visibility, while black sutures provide better contrast for easy visualization during placement and removal.

Absorbability:

Non-Absorbable: Nylon sutures are non-absorbable, meaning they do not break down or dissolve over time. They provide long-term wound support.

Tensile Strength:

Nylon sutures are known for their high tensile strength, which makes them suitable for various types of wounds, including skin closures.

Memory:

Nylon sutures have some memory, meaning they tend to return to their original shape after being manipulated, which can contribute to secure knots.

Handling Characteristics:

Nylon sutures are easy to handle and tie, making them suitable for delicate and precise suturing procedures.

Indications:

Nylon sutures are commonly used in general surgery, plastic surgery, ophthalmic surgery, and other medical specialties where a non-absorbable, strong, and flexible suture material is required.

Sterilization:

Nylon sutures are typically supplied in sterile packaging to maintain aseptic conditions during surgery.

It’s important to note that while nylon sutures have various advantages, the choice of suture material depends on factors such as the type of surgery, tissue characteristics, and the surgeon’s preference. Healthcare professionals make decisions based on the specific requirements of each case to ensure optimal wound healing and patient outcomes.

 

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