Silk (Silk braided)

Nonabsorbable surgical suture Braided multifilament

Type Braided multifilament
Composition Braided fibres from the cocoon of the silkworm
Coating Silicone
Tissue reaction Moderate 
Absortion Silk suture elicits an initial inflammatory reaction in tissues, which is followed by gradual encapsulation of the suture by fibrous connective tissues.
Suture colour Black
Range USP 7/0 − 3&4
Indictations Silk sutures are intended for use in general soft tissue closing and/or ligation; especially in general surgery, skin closure, ophthalmic surgery, oral surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, gynaecology, obstetrics.

Non absorbable sutures

Absorbable sutures