State of the art

The choice of needle to be used must rest with the surgeon and may take into account several factors such as the requirements of the specific procedure, the nature of the tissue to be sutured, the accessibility of the surgical area and the preferred techniques of each individual surgeon.

VITREX MEDICAL surgical sutures are manufactured in a wide range of types, shapes, lengths and diameters to cover even the most demanding requirements.
 

 


Surgical sutures - Non-absorbable threads


Chiraflon


Intended for use in all surgical specialties, especially Cardiovascular, Plastic and
Reconstructive, Skin Closure, Orthopaedics and Traumatology (optimal, temporary, easily removable suture).

 

 

Composition

Color

Range

Charactheristics

 

Monofilament suture from Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) - similar to Teflon

 

Blue

 

10/0 to 3 USP

 

Non-absorbable, mono-
filament, synthetic, no capillary effect, very smooth, excellent
knotting properties,
easy to handle, Physiologically inert

 



Chiralen


Intended for use in all surgical specialties, especially Cardiovascular, Plastic and Reconstructive, Microsurgery, Skin Closure, Orthopaedics and Traumatology (tendons).
 

 

Composition

Color

Range

Charactheristics

 

Monofilament suture from Polypropylene

 

 

Blue and Black

 

10/0 to 2 USP

 

 

Non-absorbable, mono-
filament, synthetic, no capillary
effect, smooth, nonporous surface, suited for stitches in infected wounds

 



Tervalon

Intended for use in Cardiovascular,
Tendons, Plastic and Reconstructive
surgery. Tervalon is suitable for permanent, continuing suture and for long-term
intradermal suture.
 

 

Composition

Color

Range

Charactheristics

 

Braided suture from Polyester with silicone and beeswax coating

 

 

Green and White

 

6/0 to 6 USP

 

 

Non-absorbable, multifilament, synthetic, high tensile strength,
no capillary effect, well tolerated from the tissue, low friction

 



Silon monofilament

Intended for use in Skin Closure, Plastic, Reconstructive and Ophthalmic
surgery.

 

 

Composition

Color

Range

Charactheristics

 

Monofilament suture from Polyamide 6 and 6/6 Nylon

 

 

 

Blue and Black

 

11/0 to 3,5 USP

 

 

 

 

 

Non-absorbable, monofilament, synthetic, very smooth, excellent
knotting properties. easy to handle, loss of tensile strength after long time implantation

 

 

Silon braided
Orsilon braided

Intended for use in Skin Closure, Subcutaneous tissue, Transversely cut muscles, Fascia, Peritoneum, Gastrointestinal Tract and Blood vessels ligation.
 

 

Composition

Color

Range

Charactheristics

 

Braided suture from Polyamide 6 and Nylon

White

 

5/0 to 5 USP

Non-absorbable, multifilament, synthetic, high tensile strength,
excellent knotting properties, loss of tensile strength after long time implantation.

 



Silk

Intended for use in General surgery, Gastrointestinal tract, Skin Surgery, Oral Surgery, Neurosurgery and Ligation.

 

 

Composition

Color

Range

Charactheristics

 

Braided suture from silk with silicone coating

 

Blue and Black

 

 

8/0 to 5 USP

 

Non-absorbable, multifilament,
synthetic, no capillary effect. loss of tensile strength after long time implantation