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GENERAL CLOSURE

All surgical procedure ends with the closure of a wound. The wound may be on the Abdominal wall or an extremity: Different procedures need different techniques of closure and various tissue layers demand varying suture materials and need

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OB-GYN SURGERY

In Obstetric and Gynecological Surgery, concern for the healing process and for patient comfort has traditionally idea surgeons to select a suture with non- capillarity (For placement in or near contaminated areas), monofilament construc

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ORTHOPADIC SURGERY

Orthopedic Surgical procedures are carried out from head to foot. These include surgery of the spine, joints, bones and soft tissues. Various tissue layers, from bone to skin require to be approximated during these procedures. Some tissu

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PLASTIC SURGERY

THE surgeon who wishes to achieve the finest cosmetic results must have a complete range of “tools” in his armoury. MCo Hospital Aids has taken a quantum leap in the field of plastic surgery needle technology by introducing the Top of

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UROLOGY

Urology procedure involves the usage of Absorbable suture: both Natural as well as Synthetic Absorbable Suture. MCo Hospital Aids offers suture materials such as Plain and Chromic Catgut ( Relyon Gut), and coated  RELYON GLACTIN. The range of

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GASTRO-INTESTINAL SURGERY

Anastomosis is the most common procedure in Gastro-intestinal Surgery. Therefore the use of Eyeless Needled Suture is essential to minimize tissue trauma, prevent leakage and contamination and therefore achieve optimum results. Some company market

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CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY

Cardiovascular Surgery requires highly specialized needles and selected suture materials. The suture used in this purpose its own suture combination and this allows for reliable quality control. Eyeless needles made of a unique stainless steel all

SURGICAL NEEDLES

Whenever a suture is required to close a wound, needles to arm the suture material are necessary. The number of sizes and the variety of different shapes of needles run into many thousand. The range supplied by manufactures is usually cl

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NEEDLE TYPE

The basic classification for needle is normally by needle type such as round bodied, conventional cutting, reverse cutting, Trocar Point or Tape cut cutting round-bodied needles. All the type of needles available is discussed in under.

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NEEDLE SHAPE

The choice of needle shape is frequently governed by the accessibility of the tissue to be sutured, and normally the more confined the operative site the greater the curvature required. The basic shapes involved are: straight, ¼ c

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TYPES OF NEEDLE

Super smooth

Virtually all needles have a micro-thin Super- Smooth finish that permits the needle to penetrate and pass through the toughest tissue with an almost fluid-like flow, with minimal resistance and virtually no

SURGICAL CATGUT ( RELYON GUT)

Sterilized surgical Catgut ( Relyon Gut) consists of a strand prepared from collagen derived from healthy mammals purified and sterilized. The most widely used source is the submucosa of the small intestine from sheep or lambs and to a lesser extent

PLAIN SURGICAL GUT

Available as a straw coloured suture. Surgical gut is made from the intestinal submucosa tissue of sheep. These casings are split into ribbons, which are cleaned chemically as well as mechanically and matched by computers to meet the most exacting d

CHROMIC SURGICAL GUT SUTURE

Available as a tan coloured suture. Chromic gut is made from the intestinal submucosal tissue of sheep. These casing are split into ribbons, which are cleaned chemically as well as mechanically and matched by computers in order to meet the most exac

COATED BRAIDED SYNTHETIC ABSORBABLE SUTURE

COATED RELYON GLACTIN (Polyglactin 910) is now the most widely used Coated Braided Synthetic Absorbable Suture. The braided construction ensures that handling and knotting are excellent and the unique lubricant coating remains effectively bonded to

MONOFILAMENT SYNTHETIC ABSORBABLE SUTURE

RELYON MONO (Poliglecaprone 25) is a monofilament, synthetic absorbable suture. A copolymer of 75% glycoside and 25% caprolactone, RELYON MONO is undyed, presenting as a natural golden coloured monofilament. RELYON MONO is the most pliable synthetic

RELYON PDS II MONOFILAMENT SYNTHETIC

RELYON PDS II suture is a Monofilament Synthetic absorbable suture made of Polydioxanone. RELYON PDS II has the characteristic of extremely high initial tensile strength, coupled with extended wound support. Also, being a monofilament, handling is e

SILK

Silk ( Relyon silk) consists of strands prepared from filaments of the cocoon spun by the Silk ( Relyon silk) worm of the Bombyx family before it enters the chrysalis stage. Three forms are used in surgery- twisted (sometimes known as Chinese twist)

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POLYAMIDE ( RELYON )

In the U.K. these polymers are better known by the word Nylon but as this is a registered trademark in certain European countries, it is likely that the word Polyamide ( Relyon) will be used in the future. These compounds are formed from the polym

POLYESTER

This suture material is usually prepared in the plainted or braided form and consists of filaments prepared by polymerizing the ester formed by a combination of ethylene glycol and terephthalic acid. In its commercial form it is known under the trad