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Sutures

Packge/suture color

QuestionAnswer
Plain Gut Package: Yellow Suture: Yellow/tan
Chromic Gut Package: Beige Suture: Brown
Polyglyconate (Maxon) Package: Blue Suture: green; undyed
Polydioxanone (PDS II) Package: Silver Suture: violet; blue
Polyglicaprone 25 (Monocryl) Package: coral suture: undyed; violet
Polypropylene (Prolene; Surgilene) Package: Deep Blue Suture: clear; blue
Pronova Package: royal blue Suture: blue
Nylon (Ethilon; Dermalon) Package: mint green Suture: black; clear
Stainless Steel Package: yellow-ochre
Polybutester (Novafil) Package: seafoam green Suture: Undyed; blue
Polyglactin 910 (Vicryl) Package: violet Suture: Violet; undyed
Polyglycolic Acid (Dexon) Package: Gold Suture: beige; green; violet
Surgical Silk Package: baby blue Suture: black
Surgical Cotton Package: Pink Suture: White
Braided Nylon (Nurolon; Surgilon) Package: Mint green Suture: Undyed; black
Polyehtylene terephthalate (Mersilene) Package: Turquoise Suture: green; undyed
Polyethylene terephthalate coated w/polybutilate (Ethibond;Darcon) Package: orange suture: green; undyed
Created by: mozaki