Non-Absorbable Sutures

 

  • Dolphin Sutures manufactures full range of non-absorbable sutures suitable for various needs of surgery from U.S.P. size 5 to 10-0.
  • Non-absorbable suture materials include stainless steel, polypropylene, nylon (polyamide), silk and polyester sutures.
  • Both natural and synthetic non-absorbable sutures are available.
  • Braided non-absorbable sutures like silk and polyester are available with coatings like silicone, wax and PTFE.
  • Non-absorbable sutures can be permanently implanted in the body or can be removed after few days of surgery depending on the kind of surgery.

 

Below is a graphical representation of the comparison between various non-absorbable sutures on properties such as tensile strength of the sutures, implantation period, handling properties and ease of knotting / knot security of each type of non-absorbable suture material.

 

Tensile Strength
  • Polypropylene
  • Nylon
  • Polyester
  • Silk
  • Steel
Handling
  • Polypropylene
  • Nylon
  • Polyester
  • Silk
  • Steel
Knot Security
  • Polypropylene
  • Nylon
  • Polyester
  • Silk
  • Steel
Implant Duration
  • Polypropylene
  • Nylon
  • Polyester
  • Silk
  • Steel

 

Below, you can find the list of non-absorbable sutures manufactured by Dolphin Sutures:-

Polypropylene Sutures | Duracare
DURACARE - Polypropylene Suture Duracare is the brand name of polypropylene sutures manufactured by Dolphin Sutures. Polypropylene sutures are monofilament sutures of an isotactic crystalline stereoisomer of polypropylene, a synthetic linear polyolefin. Polypropylene sutures are non-absorbable and provide permanent wound support.   Polypropylene...more on Polypropylene Sutures
Silk Sutures | Sutura
SUTURA - Silk Sutures Sutura is the brand name of silk sutures manufactured by Dolphin Sutures.   Silk sutures are entwined thread from silk worm larva. Silk sutures are coated and braided non-absorbable sutures. Silk sutures are specially treated with silicone to give strength and smoothen the surface which provides easy passage through tissues...more on Silk Sutures
Polyester Sutures | Procare
PROCARE - Polyester Suture Procare is the brand name of polyester sutures manufactured by Dolphin Sutures.   Polyester suture is a braided and coated suture (silicone) and is a non-absorbable suture composed of Polyethylene terephthalate fiber.   Polyester sutures have excellent tensile strength, soft and pliable with excellent braiding and are...more on Polyester Sutures
Nylon Sutures | Linex
LINEX - Monofilament Nylon Suture Linex is the brand name of nylon sutures manufactured by Dolphin Sutures. Nylon sutures are also known as polyamide sutures. Nylon sutures are monofilament sutures and are remarkably smooth, soft and gives excellent knot security.   Nylon sutures are non-absorbable sutures and possess excellent tensile strength...more on Nylon Sutures