Practisilk

Non-absorbable suture made of Silk

Type

Silk Braided – Braided multifilament
Silk Virgin – Twisted multifilament

Composition

Silk Braided – Braided fibres from the cocoon of the silkworm
Silk Virgin – Twisted fibres from the cocoon of the silkworm

Coating

Silk Braided – Silicone
Silk Virgin – None

Color

Silk Braided – Black
Silk Virgin – Blue

Tissue reaction

Moderate

Absorbtion

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

Packaging

Box with 12 sutures

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