Non-absorbable suture thread
orthopedic surgery

non-absorbable suture thread
non-absorbable suture thread
non-absorbable suture thread
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Key Benefits Strong, Precise, Flexible Outstanding knot security Precise knot placement Smooth knot bundle Appropriate for All Orthopedic Soft Tissue Repairs FORCE FIBER™ High Strength Suture FORCE FIBER™ is composed of an ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) material that is incredibly strong and durable. Built with a proprietary braid construction, FORCE FIBER™ exhibits a flexibility and pliability that makes it easy to work with in the operating room. It is nonabrasive and has a silk like feel that is gentle on tissue and gloves. FORCE FIBER™ comes preloaded in INSITE™ suture anchors and the PITON™ 2.8 mm anchor and is recommended for use with the PITON™ 3.5 mm Fixation Implant System and ARTHROTUNNELER™ Arthroscopic Transosseous Tunneling Device. FORCE FIBER™ is also available as a size 5 suture with K-60 needle, appropriate for use in total shoulder arthroplasty FORCE FIBER™ was tested against FiberWire™ and Ethibond™. The study* indicates that FORCE FIBER™ suture significantly outperforms these two competitive sutures with respect to straight pull and knot tensile strength


*Prices are pre-tax. They exclude delivery charges and customs duties and do not include additional charges for installation or activation options. Prices are indicative only and may vary by country, with changes to the cost of raw materials and exchange rates.