Unique softness and smoothness minimise tissue trauma and prevents bacterial colonisation. No loosening of the knot. No tissue irritation. Firmly supports tissue during the healing process.
The innovative combination of a white PTFE suture with a black needle ensures excellent visibility in the surgical field.
High quality, precision needles maintain a sharp cutting edge during surgery.
In most cases Coreflon sutures can be removed after a week of healing.
Available in 3/0 – 6/0 with either a 1/2 circle black needle or a 3/8 circle silver needle.
Black needles are round with a reverse cutting edge for minimal tissue trauma with excellent penetration and is easily visible under soft tissue. Silver needles have a reverse cutting edge with an oval cross section for easier grip in needle holders.
Standard surgical knotting techniques may be applied, however for optimal durability an alternating knotting sequence of 3-2-2 is recommended.