High-strength multi-component suture

mtxjan21 fig1A method for making a multi-component and multi-coloured expanded polytetrafluoroethylene monofilament is disclosed by Teleflex Medical.

According to the company of Gurnee, Illinois, USA, this provides an improved surgical suture having high tensile strength, low cost and a multi-coloured pattern for identifying a characteristic of the suture.

For the full story, see the January 2021 edition of Medical Textiles.