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Nonabsorbable surgical suture

Summary Information: Nonabsorbable surgical suture

Nonabsorbable surgical suture: A nonabsorbable surgical suture is a strand of metal, silk, cotton, or synthetic material for use in closing abdominal wounds, creating an intestinal anastomosis (connection between cavities), hernia repair, and to close the sternum following open chest surgery. Skin sutures are removed after the skin after sufficient healing has occurred. Sutures may be coated with materials that make them pass more easily through the body tissue and make them less reactive with body tissues.

Diseases Related To Medical Device: Nonabsorbable surgical suture

These diseases are related to the medical device Nonabsorbable surgical suture:

  • Closing a surgical incision
  • Closing a wound
  • Sternum closure
  • Closing orthopedic surgical incisions
  • Closing neurosurgical incisions
  • Closing skin incisions

Types Of Nonabsorbable surgical suture

These devices are types of the medical device Nonabsorbable surgical suture:

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