Surgical Suture - Prolene

Surgical Suture - prolene

  • Suture Name - Prolene
  • Construction - Monofilament
  • Absorption - Non-absorbable
  • Color - Clear or Blue
  • Additional Info - Prolene sutures often come double armed as pictured above. This allows a surgeon to create an anastamosis with vascular graft. Prolene suture for vascular surgery will often come as a "long" (36")or "short" (18") stitch. The long stitch is used for the anastimosis, the short stitch is used to repair a small hole in the vessel typically.