Evaluation: Ethicon Ethilon, Prolene, and Pronova—Nonabsorbable, Synthetic, Monofilament Sutures

July 19, 2017 | Evaluations & Guidance


Ethicon's Ethilon, Prolene, and Pronova—the manufacturer's monofilament nylon, polypropylene, and hexafluoropropylene suture product lines, respectively—are a good choice for a nonabsorbable synthetic monofilament suture as they met all of ECRI Institute's performance criteria.

For details on popular suture needles available from this manufacturer, see Evaluation: Ethicon PS-2 Prime Reverse Cutting and SH Taper Point Suture Needles.




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