Black Braided Silk

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Black Braided Silk is a non-absorbable, braided, surgical suture of natural origin composed of an organic protein called fibroin. The protein is derived from the domesticated silkworm Bombyxmori of the family Bombycidae. The filament is processed to remove natural waxes. The suture is available in white or dyed black with a silicone coating for smooth passage through tissues and for easy handling of the product.

Type of Absorption

Non-absorbable 

Color

Black

Structure

Coated and braided

Gauge

6/0 to 3

Sterilization

Ethylene oxide

Health Registration Number

DM0122N

Presentation

Thread combinations with or without surgical steel needle.
Multipack in predetermined lengths and number of strands.
Available in boxes of 12, 24, and 36 units.

Indications

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

Warnings

For single use only. Do not resterilize. Discard remaining strands.

Precautions
In handling suture materials, care should be taken to avoid damage from handling. Avoid crushing or crimping damage due to application of surgical instruments such as forceps or needle holders. Adequate knot security requires the accepted surgical techniques.

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