Braided suture coat

mtxfeb22 fig7An improved process for preparing high-consistency, non-absorbable braided surgical suture stock and sutures is disclosed by Surgical Specialties of Westwood, Massachusetts, USA.

The suture stock can be prepared from twisted multifilament strands braided together with a tightness of weave of less than 23.6 picks/cm (60 picks/inch) and subsequently cut into desired lengths to form surgical sutures.

For the full story, see the February 2022 edition of Medical Textiles.