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Wound Closure

Surgical Stainless Steel Suture

Surgical Stainless Steel Suture

Overview

Surgical stainless steel suture is a nonabsorabable, sterile surgical suture composed of 316L stainless steel. The suture is available as a monofilament and multifilament suture.172

Surgical stainless steel suture is indicated for use in abdominal wound closure, hernia repair, sterna closure and orthopaedic procedures including cerclage and tendon repair.172

Description & Specs

Surgical stainless steel suture is indicated for use in abdominal wound closure, hernia repair, sterna closure and orthopaedic procedures including cerclage and tendon repair.172

Surgical stainless steel suture elicites a minimal acute inflammatory reaction in tissue and is not absorbed.172

Suture Construction Suture Color Available Sizes Suture BSR* Profile Absorption complete by:
Monofilament Silver/Metallic 7 though 5/0 Indefinite n/a

View the full portfolio of Surgical stainless steel suture on the Ethicon Product Catalog site

Site References

  • * BSR=breaking strength retention (tensile strength of suture in vivo)