Common Sutures

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Common Sutures
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Cont chapter 11; Sutures
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  1. Plain Gut
    Classification:
    Synthetic or natural?
    Absorption Rate:
    Absorption Process:
    Common usage:
    Pack Color:
    Suture Color:
    • Monofilament Absorbable Natural
    • 70 days
    • Proteolytic enzymatic digestion
    • Ligate small vessels
    • Yellow
    • Yellow/tan
  2. Chromic Gut
    Classification:
    Synthetic or natural?
    Absorption Rate:
    Absorption Process:
    Common usage:
    Pack Color:
    Suture Color:
    • Monofilament Absorbable
    • Natural
    • 90 days
    • Proteolytic enzymatic digestion
    • Ligate large vessels
    • Beige
    • Brown
  3. Polyglyconate
    A.K.A?
    Classification:
    Synthetic or natural?
    Absorption Rate:
    Absorption Process:
    Common usage:
    Pack Color:
    Suture Color:
    • Maxon
    • Monofilament Absorbable
    • Synthetic
    • 6 months
    • Proteolytic enzymatic digestion
    • Soft tissue approximation; Pediatric/Cardio tissue
    • Silver
    • Green
  4. Polydioxanone
    A.K.A?
    Classification:
    Synthetic or natural?
    Absorption Rate:
    Absorption Process:
    Common usage:
    Pack Color:
    Suture Color:
    • PDS II
    • Monofilament Absorbable
    • Synthetic
    • 6 months
    • Slow hydrolysis
    • Slow healing tissue.
    • Silver
    • Violet
  5. Polyglicaprone 25
    A.K.A?
    Classification:
    Synthetic or natural?
    Absorption Rate:
    Absorption Process:
    Common usage:
    Pack Color:
    Suture Color:
    • Monocryl
    • Monofilament Absorbable
    • Synthetic
    • 91 days
    • Slow hydrolysis
    • General soft tissue; Subq/ Gyno/ Urology/ Plastic Surgery
    • Coral
    • Violet
  6. Polypropylene
    A.K.A?
    Classification:
    Synthetic or natural?
    Absorption Rate:
    Absorption Process:
    Common usage:
    Pack Color:
    Suture Color:
    • Prolene, Surgilene
    • Monofilament Nonabsorbable
    • Synthetic
    • N/A
    • N/A
    • Tissue that requires long term tensile strength; General cardio & plastic.
    • Deep blue
    • Blue
  7. Pronova
    Classification:
    Synthetic or natural?
    Absorption Rate:
    Absorption Process:
    Common usage:
    Pack Color:
    Suture Color:
    • Monofilament Nonabsorbable
    • Synthetic
    • N/A
    • N/A
    • Soft tissue; Cardio/ neuro/ ophthalmic surgery
    • Royal blue
    • Blue
  8. Nylon
    A.K.A?
    Classification:
    Synthetic or natural?
    Absorption Rate:
    Absorption Process:
    Common usage:
    Pack Color:
    Suture Color:
    • Ethilon, Dermalon
    • Monofilament Nonabsorbable
    • Synthetic
    • N/A
    • N/A
    • Skin closure; Retention suture; Microsurgery & Ophthalmic tissue.
    • Green
    • Black
  9. Stainless Steel
    Classification:
    Synthetic or natural?
    Absorption Rate:
    Absorption Process:
    Common usage:
    Pack Color:
    Suture Color:
    • Monofilament Nonabsorbable
    • Stainless Steel
    • N/A
    • N/A
    • Abdominal wound closure /hernia/ tendon/ bone/ retention sutures/ respiratory tract.
    • Yellow/Ochre
  10. Polybutester
    A.K.A?
    Classification:
    Synthetic or natural?
    Absorption Rate:
    Absorption Process:
    Common usage:
    Pack Color:
    Suture Color:
    • Novafil
    • Monofilament Nonabsorbable
    • Synthetic
    • N/A
    • N/A
    • Tissue requiring long term tensile strength; Blood vessel anastomosis
    • Seafoam green
    • Blue
  11. *Polyglactin 910
    A.K.A?
    Classification:
    Synthetic or natural?
    Absorption Rate:
    Absorption Process:
    Common usage:
    Pack Color:
    Suture Color:
    • Vicryl
    • Multifilament Absorbable
    • Synthetic
    • 90 Days
    • Hydrolysis
    • Tissue that requires long term tensile strength; General soft tissue &/or ligation of skin & mucosa.
    • Violet
    • Violet
  12. Polyglycolic Acid
    A.K.A?
    Classification:
    Synthetic or natural?
    Absorption Rate:
    Absorption Process:
    Common usage:
    Pack Color:
    Suture Color:
    • Dexon
    • Multifilament Absorbable
    • Synthetic
    • 30 Days
    • Hydrolysis
    • Tissue that requires long term tensile strength; Stomach & vascular Procedures
    • Gold
    • Beige, Green, Violet
  13. Surgical Silk
    Classification:
    Synthetic or natural?
    Absorption Rate:
    Absorption Process:
    Common usage:
    Pack Color:
    Suture Color:
    • Multifilament Nonabsorbable
    • Natural
    • N/A
    • N/A
    • Serosa of G.I tract & fascia in absence of infection
    • Light blue
    • Black
  14. Surgical Cotton
    Classification:
    Synthetic or natural?
    Absorption Rate:
    Absorption Process:
    Common usage:
    Pack Color:
    Suture Color:
    • Multifilament Nonabsorbable
    • Natural
    • N/A
    • N/A
    • Not used today
    • Pink
    • White
  15. Braided Nylon
    A.K.A?
    Classification:
    Synthetic or natural?
    Absorption Rate:
    Absorption Process:
    Common usage:
    Pack Color:
    Suture Color:
    • Nurolon, Surgilon
    • Multifilament
    • Nonabsorbable
    • Synthetic
    • N/A
    • N/A
    • Soft tissue; Neurosurgical closures
    • Mint Green
    • Violet, Green
  16. Polyethylene Terephthalate
    A.K.A?
    Classification:
    Synthetic or natural?
    Absorption Rate:
    Absorption Process:
    Common usage:
    Pack Color:
    Suture Color:
    • Mersilene
    • Multifilament Nonabsorbable
    • Synthetic
    • N/A
    • N/A
    • General soft tissue; Respiratory tract; Cardio procedures
    • Turquoise
    • Green
  17. Polyethylene Terephthalate Coated W/ Polybutilate
    A.K.A?
    Classification:
    Synthetic or natural?
    Absorption Rate:
    Absorption Process:
    Common usage:
    Pack Color:
    Suture Color:
    • Ethibond, Dacron
    • Multifilament Nonabsorbable
    • Synthetic
    • N/A
    • N/A
    • General soft tissue; Used to close incision of the heart; Tendon repair
    • Orange
    • Green

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