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Sutures 3


Plain Gut Absorbable
Chromic Gut Absorbable
Polyglyconate (Maxon) Absorbable
Polydioxanone (PDS II) Absorbable
Polyglicaprone 25 (Monocryl) Absorbable
Polypropylene (Prolene; Surgilene) Nonabsorbable
Pronova Nonabsorbable
Nylon (Ethilon; Dermalon) Nonabsorbable
Stainless Steel Nonabsorbable
Polybutester (Novafil) Nonabsorbable
Polyglactin 910 (Vicryl) Absorbable
Polyglycolic Acid (Dexon) Absorbable
Surgical Silk Nonabsorbable
Surgical Cotton Nonabsorbable
Braided Nylon (Nurolon; Surgilon) Nonabsorbable
Polyethylene terephthalate (Mersilene) Nonabsorbable
Polyethylene terephthalate coated w/polybutilate (Ethibond) Nonabsorbable
Created by: mozaki