Flat suture of varying cross-section

mtxmar fig1A method of forming a suture having various cross-sectional shapes is disclosed by medical technologies corporation Stryker.

The flat suture is compatible with instrumentation currently on the market and can be manipulated and handled effectively by traditional methods, such as when forming a secure knot, says the company of Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA.

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