Luxamid (Nylon – Polyamid)

Nonabsorbable surgical suture Nylon Monofilament

Type Monofilament
Composition Extrusion of polyamide 6.0 or 6.6
Coating None
Tissue reaction Minimal
Absortion Non absorbable, gradually encapsulated by connective tissue. The thread mass diminishes, approximately 10% a year by rupture of chemical links (hydrolytic action).
Suture colour Blue, black
Range USP 11/0 - 2
Indictations Luxamid sutures are intended for use in general soft tissue closing and/or ligation; Luxamid blue especially in: skin closure, general surgery, plastic surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, gynaecology, obstetrics, orthopaedics; Luxamid black especially in: plastic surgery, ophthalmic surgery.

Non absorbable sutures

Absorbable sutures