Monofilament Polyamide (Nylon) Suture
Description : PROLON sutures are non-absorbable, sterile, monofilament surgical sutures, remarkably smooth and is dyed to enhance visibility in tissues.
PROLON suture is inert like stainless steel. They do not support infection, maintain tensile strength indefinitely in tissues and provides prolonged tensile strength retention in tissue. They do not require any coating. Nylon sutures are usually not recommended for attachment of artificial prostheses in cardiovascular surgery.
Special Features : Elastic and very high tensile strength, good knot security and positioning, easy handling and flexible, exceptionally supple
Material : Monofilament polyamide 6 and 6,6
Structure : Monofilament
Dye Used : Logwood black, Natural wood extract (US FDA approved dye)
Colour : Black, Blue
Wound Support : 2-3 years
Absorption Profile : Non absorbable
Sterilization : Ethylene oxide
Shelf Life : 5 years
Applications : General soft tissue approximation and or / ligation, including use in ophthalmic surgery, skin and plastic surgery
U.S.P. Range : Gauge sizes 10-0 to 2, supplied as needled sutures and ligatures