Friday, 23 January 2015

Sutures

Sutures used in:
1. Vascular repair - Prolene (non absorbable)
2. Biliary surgery - Vicryl (absorbable)
3. Urological surgery - Vicryl (absorbable)
4. Abdominal sheath - Prolene (non absorbable). Ideal suture length should be 4 times the length of the abdominal sheath wound
5. Bowel anastomosis - absorbable(vicryl) or non- absorbable (silk)

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