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Sutures and Needles

Types of Sutures and Needles Used In Surger

QuestionAnswer
Plain Gut YELLOW PACKAGE Undyed white in color string Monofilament, absorbable Used in general soft tissue approximation or ligation 5-10 Day wound supoort NOT FOR CARDIO AND NEURO TISSUE Ligation, skin, bowel, peritoneum, Uterus, vaginal cuff,, ophth
Chromic Gut BEIGE PACKAGE Dyed tan or beige Monofilament, absorbable, beige, brown Used often in GYN 10-14 Day wound support Ligation, General closure, bowel, ortho, ophth
Fast Acting Surgical Gut YELLOW PACKAGE Undyed Monofilament Skin repair, episiotomy, mucosa in oral cavity
Monocryl (Poliglecaprone 25 PINK PACKAGE Dyed violet or undyed (for skin suture) General soft tissue approximation 14 day wound support Monofilament Absorbable Synthetic NOT FOR CARDIO, NEURO, MICROSURGERY, OR OPHTHALMIC
Created by: CinLove