Manufacturer: SMI A.G.
Silk braided suture is a non-absorbable sterile suture. Natural multifilament braided silk sutures are produced from cocoons of silk worms. It is braided for easy handling and secure knot tying. Tensile strength retention in tissue for up to 3 months. Silicone coated.
Size/Gauge: USP 4/0
Needle: 19mm 3/8 circle reverse cutting needle.
Tissue Reaction: Moderate
Absorption: Silk suture elicits an initial inflammatory reaction in tissues, which is followed by gradual encapsulation of the suture by fibrous connective tissues.
Packing: Each box contains 12 silk sutures.