Braided and monofilament DEXON™ S synthetic absorbable surgical sutures are composed of the homopolymer of glycolic acid.
The sutures are sterile, inert, noncollagenous and nonantigenic. DEXON™ S sutures are available in the undyed natural beige color and also green dyed to enhance visibility in tissue.
DEXON™ S sutures meet all requirements established by the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) and European Pharmacopoeia (EP) for synthetic absorbable surgical sutures.
Features and Benefits
Braided DEXON™ S sutures are indicated for use as absorbable sutures in general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, including use in ophthalmic procedures, but not for use in cardiovascular or neural tissue.
Exellent Knot Security
||Secure wound closure.
Excellent First Throw Hold
||Requires fewer throws to establish knot security and therefore deposits less foreign material into the body.