Evaluation: Ethicon Stratafix Spiral Polypropylene—Nonabsorbable, Synthetic, Barbed Sutures
November 8, 2017 | Evaluations & Guidance
- These sutures are used to join together the opposing edges of a wound or incision. Typical uses:
- Plastic surgery
- Bariatric surgery
- Gastric sleeve surgery
- Joint and tendon repair
- Major product components:
- Synthetic thread of varying lengths and diameters that approximate wound or incision edges for healing purposes.
- Barbs spiraling around the diameter of the suture material along the length of the suture.