Antibacterial Sutures - Chlorhexidine suturesAntibacterial Suture

Antibacterial Sutures

Dolphin Sutures manufactures antibacterial polyglactin 910 suture with triclosan coating to help fight SSIs. Petcryl Plus is the brand name of triclosan coated Polyglactin 910 sutures.

 

SSIs are most common healthcare associated infections worldwide and they increase morbidity and mortality in surgical patients and represent a financial burden to healthcare systems. In fact, SSIs are the leading infection in the general population in countries with limited resources, affecting up to two thirds of operated patients and with a frequency up to nine times.