Non-absorbable suture thread Optilene®
cardiovascular surgery

non-absorbable suture thread
non-absorbable suture thread
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cardiovascular surgery


Optilene® Non-absorbable monofilament suture made of polypropylene and polyethylene Optilene® is a sterile non-absorbable monofilament surgical suture made of polypropylene and polyethylene. Available in blue for a better visibility. Optilene® is offered with RacePack® and LongPack® packaging presentations to reduce the memory effect. Other special presentations, including PremiPatch® PTFE pledgets, are also available. Advantages - Superior smoothness and smaller tissue drag than polypropylene sutures. - Controlled knot run-down and proven reliable tensile strength. - Good handling endorsed by cardiothoracic surgeons. - Lower memory effect than the market standard and high thread pig-tailing resistance. - Reengineered pliability for good touch and controlled suture elongation in microsurgery sizes. - Improved thread visibility for enhanced visual comfort. Note Sizes available USP 10/0 (0.2 metric) to USP2 (5 metric)
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