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Nonabsorbable Silk Sutures
Nonabsorbable Silk Sutures
Nonabsorbable Silk Sutures To be sued with a taper point needle.
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Nonabsorbable Silk Sutures for NRB-1 Taper Point Needle

Item# S078CPM

Available in sizes 5-0. Silk is a braided nonabsorbable, sterile surgical suture composed of an organic protein called fibroin. This protein is derived from the domesticated species Bombyx mori (B mori) of the family Bombycidae.Comparable to Perma-Hand®, a registered trademark of Ethicon®.


  • Length: 30in
  • Material: black braided


  • Smooth flow through tissue while maintaining optimal knot security
  • For use with taper point needle NRB-1 17.0 mm 1/2 circle


  • Cardiovascular surgery
  • Dental surgery
  • Plastic surgery


  • Silk suture is indicated for use in general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, including use in cardiovascular, ophthalmic, and neurological procedures


  • Silk suture elicits a minimal acute inflammatory reaction in tissue, which is followed by gradual encapsulation of the suture by fibrous connective tissue

Tensile Strength:

  • While Silk suture is not absorbed, progressive degradation of the proteinaceous silk fiber in vivo may result in gradual loss of the suture tensile strength over time


  • Ethylene oxide
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