DemeTECH Silk, 5-0, 18", DP-3 Non-Absorbable Suture, Precision Point Reverse Cutting, Black 12/Box

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DemeTECH DemeSILK, Silk Suture, Synthetic Non-absorbable, DP-3, 13mm, 3/8 Circle, Precision Point Reverse Cutting Needle, Black, USP Size 5-0, 18 inches, (45cm) | SK165013F13M

About DemeSILK Sutures

DemeTECH’s Silk suture is a non-absorbable, sterile, coated, braided surgical suture composed of an organic protein called fibroin. DemeTECH’s silk sutures are processed to remove the natural waxes and gums from its origin. DemeTECH’s silk sutures are not considered absorbable sutures, progressive degradation in vivo of its fibers may result in the gradual loss of tensile strength within the first year.

Characteristics of DemeTECH’s Silk Sutures:

  • Silk, is composed of an organic protein called fibroin
  • DemeTECH’s Silk suture it loses most of its tensile strength in one year

Silk sutures:

  • Excellent material handling of tighter and compact braid
  • Smooth passage through the tissue
  • Provides optimal knot security
  • Very slow absorption suture
  • Silicon coated increasing ductility
  • USP Range - 8-0 to 2
  • Sterile Ethylene Oxide / Sterile Gamma Radiation
Freezable Not Freezable
CE Marked No
Heat Sensitive No
Country of Origin United States
Hazardous Shipping Restrictions Not Hazardous
Manufacturer Item Number SK165013F13M
Perishable No
Refrigeration Required No
Suture Absorbable No
Suture Color Black
Suture Length 18"
Suture Size 5-0
Suture Type Non-Absorbable
Suture Material Silk
Needle Style DP-3
Needle Material Stainless Steel
Needle Size 13 mm