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Our non-absorbable sutures can be used in a range of procedures including cardiovascular, ophthalmic and neurological surgery.

Non-absorbable sutures that you have trusted for years

Our innovative non-absorbable sutures are designed with both patient and surgeon in mind. They suit a diverse range of closures, including ophthalmic, cardiovascular and neural tissue, plus many more.1-9

  • 1. Monosof™/Dermalon™ Instructions for Use.

  • 2. Surgilon™ Instructions for Use.

  • 3. Surgidac™ Polyester Sutures Instructions for Use.

  • 4. Ti-Cron™ Instructions for Use.

  • 5. Surgipro™ Instructions for Use

  • 6. Bang RL, Mustafa D. Comparative study of skin wound closure with polybutester (Novafil) and polypropylene. J R Coll Surg Edinb. 1989;34:205–207.

  • 7. Trimbos JB, Smeets M, Verdel M, Hermans J. Cosmetic result of lower midline laparotomy wounds: polybutester and nylon skin suture in a randomized clinical trial, Obstet Gynecol. 1993;82:390–393.

  • 8. Bernstein G. Polybutester Suture. J Dermatol Surg Oncol. 1998;14:615–616.

  • 9. Novafil™ Instructions for Use

  • 10. Vascufil™ Instructions for Use. 

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

  • 12. 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.

  • 13. Sofsilk™ Instructions for Use.

  • 14. Steel. Instructions for Use.

  • 15. Internal test report #RE00094876, Ti-Cron™ suture 2-0 knot security benchmark testing. 19 August 2015.

  • 16. Pinheiro ALB, Lisboa de Castro JF, Thiers FA et al. Using Novafil™: would it make suturing easier? Braz Dent J. 1997;8:21–25.

  • 17. Stopek B, Migliozzi J, Chai C et al. Bacterial colonization of suture biomaterials with varied substrate architecture and chemistry, covidien sponsored study. Presented at the Society of Biomaterials, 2007.