Sutures, Synthetic, Nonabsorbable, Nylon, Monofilament

Definition : Synthetic sutures consisting of monofilament nylon fibers made from nonabsorbable (i.e., nonbiodegradable) aliphatic (e.g., polyamide 6) polymer. These sutures are typically available in sterile coated thread sections (e.g., 18, 30 in [45, 76 cm] long) attached to a single-use needle as an integral device; they are frequently colored for easy identification during surgery. Nylon sutures keep their tensile strength for very long periods of time; nylon is not absorbed, but hydrolysis may result in gradual loss of tensile strength over time. Nylon nonabsorbable sutures' intended use includes general soft-tissue approximation.

Entry Terms : "Sutures, Monofilament" , "Monofilament Sutures"

UMDC code : 22908

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Accutome Inc

Company Type: Parent

Harvard Apparatus Inc

Company Type: Parent

Harvard Apparatus is the global leader in syringe pumps, infusion pumps, RS232 controlled syringe pumps, high pressure syringe pumps and custom OEM syringe pumps and peristaltic pumps. Our pumps are used for mass spectroscopy, calibration, drug and nutritional infusions, microdialysis, dispensing, chromatography and LC/HPLC. Basically, you'll find our pumps anywhere that the most accurate and reliable research pumps are needed. More syringe pump information is available at

Nashville Surgical Instruments

Company Type: Parent

Surgical Specialties Corp

Company Type: Parent

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