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Black Braided Silk Suture

Black Braided Silk Suture - DURASIL / ORISILK is a non absorbable, sterile, surgical suture composed of an organic protein called fibroin. This protein is derived from the domesticated species Bombyx mori (B. More) of the family Bombycidae. These are processed to remove the natural waxes and gums. This suture is dyed black and coated with a special wax mixture, it is indicated for use in general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, including use in Cardiovascular, ophthalmic and neurological procedures.

Type : Black Braided multifilament.

Material : Braided fibres from the cocoon of the silkworm coated with Wax silicone.

Color : Black

Tissue reaction : Moderate

Absorption : Silk suture elicits an initial inflammatory reaction in tissues, which is followed by Gradual encapsulation of the suture by fibrous connective tissues.

Tensile Strength : Excellent tensile strength, Excellent knot tying, Minimum tissue reaction

USP Range : USP 8/0 –  USP 2  (USP 8-0 Virgin Silk Suture is also Available)

Sterilization : EO (Ethylene Oxide)

Needle Type : Round Bodied, Cutting Edge, Taper Point, Straight, Blunt Point

Packing : In Medical Grade ETO Pouches/ Aluminium foil packages/ with or without needle, Box of 12 Sutures 

Certifications : ISO 9001 : 2015 , ISO 13485 : 2016 , WHO GMP, CE Certified