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The Suture with Needle Ethilon Nonabsorbable Black Monofilament Nylon Size is an alternative option instead of surgical staples for the closure of wounds that have been opened by a deep incision. There are options when it comes to binding wounds, a traditional option that is commonly used today is still skin staples. With time, better experiences have been had with the use of a suture to close wounds, these types of closures can be made from sorts of material, some that can even be absorbed by the skin; eliminating the need of surgical removal.
The Ethicon Ethilon Nylon Suture Black Monofilament is made of a non-absorbable monofilament, it is contrived from nylon for durability and a safe and secured surgical removal. When monofilaments are made from nylon such as this one, they are able to be removed much easier with little to no obstruction of the healing skin, this offers a smooth glide of the nylon material; offering less resistance to limit any tugging.
The Non Absorbable Black Monofilament Ethilon Suture gives a better visual for surgeons, it offers a black colored design, this is intended to allow easy visibility of the suture when closing the wound; other types of suture can cause tension on the eyes - when precision is everything, you can't take chances with hardly visible material.
When the suture has been inserted and days have passed, you may notice your thread is a little thicker than it was before, this inflation is caused by the material and the skin tissue, nylon material does expand at a very small percentage, some nylon material expands none. The Ethilon Black Monofilament Nylon Suture expands minimally without any intrusions to the scar it is helping to heal.
Included with your suture and needle kits, offered in different lengths but all offering the same type of reverse cutting needle that offers a cutting ability for making closing up wounds in hard to penetrate areas easier. The suture is made of a sterile material which is the ideal method when it comes to treating, closing or healing surgical openings.
Suture removals kits are available such as Suture Removal Kit with Stitch Cutter.
Product Features and Benefits
- Nonabsorbable Monofilament
- Black Color Makes Material More Visible when In Tissue
- Minimal Inflation when In Contact with Skin Tissue
- Reverse Cutting Needle Provided
- Made of Sterile Material
- Manufacturer: Johnson & Johnson
- Brand: Ethilon
- Product SKU: 1673H, 1674H, 1698G, 662G, 698G, 699G
- Application: Suture with Needle
- Material Coating: Uncoated
- Needle 1 Code: P-3, FSLX, FS-2, P-3
- Needle Material: Stainless Steel
- Needle Shape: 3/8 Circle
- Needle Type: Precision Point - Reverse Cutting Needle
- Number of Needles: 1-Needle
- Sterility: Sterile
- Suture Color: Black
- Suture Material: Monofilament Nylon uncoated
- Suture Type: Nonabsorbable
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