Product Portfolio

Overview

Getting to the heart of your cardiovascular needs 

Our family of wound closure products for cardiovascular procedures includes trusted brands that surgeons have replied on for years.

During cardiovascular surgery, such as coronary artery bypass grafting anastomoses and valve repair, the stakes are high. Suture selection can be critical for you and your patient. We provide solutions to thesechallenges. Our range of cardiovascular suturesare known for their dependable performance and handling, and include:

  • Ti-Cron™braided polyester sutures–our flagship brand in heart valve replacement
  • Surgipro™ IImonofilament sutures–a global brand used for both cardiovascular and peripheral vascular procedures
  • Maxon™ CV monofilament absorbable sutures–when long-term, absorbable wound support is required
  • Vascufil™ monofilament sutures–advanced by our Polytribolate™coating technology, a fray-resistant material with a unique smoothness and strength; this advanced technology shows a 20% greater luminal opening versus polypropylene5

Meeting the demands of cardiovascular surgery

We also offer accessories to assist during cardiovascular wound closure procedures, including pledgets, steel sutures, bone wax and Flexon™ temporary cardiac pacing wires.

  • 1. Ti-Cron™ Instructions for Use.

  • 2. Surgipro™ Instructions for Use

  • 3. Vascufil™ Instructions for Use. 

  • 4. Rodeheaver GT, Shimer AL, Boyd LM et al. An Innovative Absorbable Coating for the Polybutester Suture. 2005. Pg 6–11.

  • 5. Baumgartner N, Dobrin PB, Morasch M et al. Influence of suture technique and suture material selection on the mechanics of end-to-end and end-to-side anastomoses. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1996;111:1063-1072.

  • 6. Maxon™ Instructions for Use.

  • 7. Fong ED, Bartlett ASR, Malak S et al. Tensile strength of surgical knots in abdominal wound closure. ANZ J Surg. 2008;78:164–166.

  • 8. Steel. Instructions for Use.