Surgical sutures are entwined thread from silk worm larva. Silk sutures are coated and braided non-absorbable sutures.
Silk sutures are specially treated with silicone to give strength and smoothen the surface which provides easy passage through tissues.
Silk sutures are widely used as ligature and are also used for other applications like skin, ophthalmic, GI tract, etc. and are not indicated for use in biliary and urinary tract surgery.
Silk sutures have moderate tissue reaction. It’s classified according to structure of material either monofilament suture composed of a single fiber, or multifilament (braided) composed of many small fibers braided together
According to origin of suture material, either natural like silk, cotton or catgut which made from sheep intestines, or synthetic; like poly Glycolide, poly lactic acid, nylon, poly ester And several another classification like coated or not coated, dyed or undyed.
The NEUTUS surgical sutures are as you can find them in the operating theatre, sterile packed and top quality. We use nylon threads so you can get used to the feeling of it.