SURGICAL STAINLESS STEEL  Non-Absorbable Surgical Suture

DESCRIPTION

Surgical stainless steel suture is a non-absorbable, sterile surgical suture composed of 316L, or comparable, stainless steel.  Stainless steel suture is available as a monofilament.

INDICATIONS

Surgical stainless steel suture is indicated for use in abdominal wound closure, hernia repair, sternal closure and orthopedic procedures including cerclage and tendon repair.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

The use of this suture is contraindicated in patients with known sensitivities or allergies to 316L, or comparable stainless steel, or constituent metals such as chromium and nickel.

ADVERSE REACTIONS

Adverse effects associated with the use of this device include wound dehiscence, allergic response in patients with known sensitivities to 316L, or comparable stainless steel, or constituent metals such as chromium and nickel, infection, minimal acute inflammatory tissue reaction, pain, edema and local irritation at the wound site.

COLOR

Stainless

PACKAGING

Stainless Steel is available in USP sizes 5 (metric size 5) through  7.