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Polyethylene terephthalate surgical suture

Summary Information: Polyethylene terephthalate surgical suture

Polyethylene terephthalate surgical suture: A polyethylene terephthalate surgical suture is a braided multifilament of nonabsorbable polyethylene terephthalate (a polyester fiber) to be used in closing surgical incisions or wounds, particularly ligation of blood vessels and implantable prosthetic devices. Skin sutures are removed after sufficient healing has occurred.

Diseases Related To Medical Device: Polyethylene terephthalate surgical suture

These diseases are related to the medical device Polyethylene terephthalate surgical suture:

  • Closing a surgical incision
  • Closing a wound
  • Implanting prosthetic devices
  • Connecting blood vessels

Other Names For Polyethylene terephthalate surgical suture

  • TufflexTM
  • AxyaFlexTM

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