PROLENE Polypropylene Suture
PROLENE Sutures (dyed or undyed) are non-absorbable, sterile surgical suture composed of an isotactic crystalline steroisomer of polypropylene, a synthetic linear polyolefin. The dyed suture is pigmented blue to enhance visibility.1
PROLENE Sutures are indicated for use in general soft tissue approximating and/or ligation, including use in cardiovascular, ophthalmic and neurosurgical procedures.2
1. Ethicon Inc, 389065, Wound Closure Manual, 2007, Data on File.
2. Ethicon Inc, PROLENE Polypropylene Suture, Instructions For Use.