MERSILENE Suture is a nonabsorbable, braided, sterile surgical suture composed of Poly (ethylene terephthalate). It is prepared from fibers of high molecular weight, long-chain, linear polyesters having recurrent aromatic rings as an integral component.1
MERSILENE Sutures are indicated for use in general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, including use in cardiovascular, ophthalmic and neurological procedures.1
1. Ethicon Wound Closure Manual. 2007. Ethicon, Inc.