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Surgical Gut
Natural
Multifilament
Absorbable
completely degraded in 60 days
Polyglactin 910
Vicryl
Synthetic
Multifilament
Absorbable
50% lost in 14 days
Polyglycolic acid
Dexon
Synthetic
Braided
Aborbable
35% lost in 14 days
Poliglecaprone 25
Monocryl
Synthetic
Monofilament
Absorbable
50% lost in 7 days
Polydioxanone
PDS
Synthetic
Monofilament
Absorbable
40% lost in 4 weeks
Polyglyconate
Maxon
Synthetic
Monofilament
Absorbable
~40% lost in 4 weeks
Silk
Natural
Multifilament-braided
Nonabsorbable
50% lost in 1 year
Nylon
Dermalon
Synthetic
Monofilament
Nonabsorbable
Polypropylene
Prolene/Surgilene
Synthetic
Monofilament
Nonabsorbable
Least Thrombogenic
Braunamid
Synthetic
Multifilament
Nonabsorbable
Don't bury- not sterile
Taper point needles
Noncutting
used in muscle and viscera
Cutting needles
Used for skin, subQ