Polypropylene Suture

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Composition Polypropylene is a synthetic, nonabsorbable suture, a monofilament 100% homo-polymer of propylene derived from propane gas (clear or pigmented blue forms). It is an isotactic crystalline stereoisomer of synthetic polyolefin/propylene. These are popularly known as Prolene sutures. Table of Contents Tensile strength & Knot Security Polypropylene sutures retain tensile strength for indefinite time in … Read more

Polyester Suture

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Table of Contents Composition Polyester suture is synthetic braided multifilament, strong, nonabsorbable suture derived from ethyleneglycol and terephthalic acid (poly ethylene terephthalate – PET). Polyester is a multifilament braided suture material available in plain and coated forms. The coatings comprise of silicone (primarily)/ Teflon/polyethylene, and outer coating causes lubrication of fibers. Tevdek Braided Polyester suture … Read more

Nylon Suture ǀ Polyamide Suture

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Table of Contents Composition Nylon suture is also known as polyamide suture which is composed of long-chain aliphatic polymers Nylon 6 and Nylon 6, 6 (hexamethylenediamine and adipic acid). It is 100% homo polymer obtained from polymerization of caprolactum which has 6 carbons so also known as Nylon – 6 or Polyamide – 6. Characteristics … Read more

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