Ethicon ETHIBOND is a multifilament braided suture for easy handling and secure knot tying. ETHIBOND is coated with polybutilate for smooth tie down and easy passage through tissue. The coating which acts as a lubricant to mechanically improve the physical properties of the uncoated suture by improving handling qualities as contrasted to the braided, uncoated fiber. The suture is synthetic for minimal tissue reaction.
Provides permanent tensile strength retention in tissue.
Green or white.
7-0 to 6. Supplied as needled sutures or ligatures.
ETHIBOND sutures are intended for use in general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, including use in cardiovascular, ophthalmic and neurosurgical procedures.
Typical areas of use include: