Knowledge About Surgical Sutures

- Jul 04, 2019-



1. Synthetic absorbable surgical suture: polyglycolic acid, polyglactine, polyglactine rapid, polydioxanone;

2. Natural absorbable surgical suture: chromic catgut, plain catgut;

3. Non-adsorbable surgical suture: Nylon, Silk, Polyester, Polypropylene;

4. USP2-10/0

5. Types of needle shape: 1/2 circle, 3/8 circle, 5/8 circle, 1/4 circle, straight needle;

6. Needle length: 8--50mm;
7. Thread length: 45cm, 60cm, 75cm, 90cm, 100cm, 125cm, 150cm

8. Cross-secttions of needle point: round bodied, regular cutting edge, reverse cutting edge,spatula,tapercut;

9. Sterilization: Gamma radiation or EO gas.