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Plus

Plus
,

Synthetic, braided, absorbable, antibacterial suture

VICRYL* Plus, the worlds first antibacterial suture inhibits


bacterial colonization on the suture line.** The IRGACARE***
MP (triclosan) treatment creates a zone of inhibition around
the suture and keeps bacteria in check. A broad-spectrum
antibacterial, triclosan, inhibits a variety of bacteria including
Staph A, Staph E, MRSA and MRSE.

Tensile strength: 75% @ 2 weeks, 50% @ 3 weeks,


25% at 4 weeks
Ideal for high-risk patients and
traumatic wounds
Handling and knot security identical
to Coated Vicryl*

Use of VICRYL* Plus does not replace antimicrobials or


good surgical technique.

Knotted VICRYL* Plus inhibiting Staph

Synthetic absorbable, monofilament,


antibacterial suture

MONOCRYL* Plus is the first monofilament antibacterial


suture that kills bacteria and inhibits bacterial colonization of
the suture.** MONOCRYL* Plus offers smooth passage and
monofilament pliability. Ideal for traumatic wounds
and patients where surgical site infection is a
concern. Effective against Staph A, Staph E,
MRSA, MRSE, E. coli and Klebsiella
pneumoniae.

Fights bacteria at the suture line


Tensile strength: 60-70% @ 1 week, 30-40%
@ 2 weeks
Indicated for healthy patients where wounds heal
within 21 days
Superior alternative to chromic gut suture

Use of MONOCRYL* Plus does not


replace antimicrobials or good
surgical technique.

MONOCRYL* Plus inhibiting E. coli

As shown here, antibacterial sutures create a


zone of inhibition to prevent bacterial colonization.

Synthetic, absorbable, braided suture

Braided synthetic absorbable suture that sets the standard


for pliability, handling, smooth tissue passage and knot
security. Coated VICRYL* is known for predictable strength
and unparalleled performance.

Synthetic absorbable, monofilament suture

Synthetic absorbable monofilament with the knot security of a


braided suture. Smoothness and pliability makes MONOCRYL*
the perfect alternative to chromic gut.

Coated with Polyglactin 970 and calcium sterate for


smooth tissue passage
Tensile strength: 75% @ 2 weeks, 50% @ 3 weeks,
25% @ 4 weeks

Tensile strength: 60-70% @ 1 week, 30-40%


@ 2 weeks
Indicated for soft tissue repair where wounds heal
within 21 days

Chromic Gut

Synthetic Monofilament

Violet dyed for excellent visibility

Strength, pliability, smoothness, low reactivity


and knot security all in one

Frays after multiple passes

Suture integrity maintained after


multiple passes

Synthetic absorbable, monofilament, antibacterial suture

PDS* Plus offers you an antibacterial option to our most


popular suture. Designed for long-term wound support
PDS* Plus contains IRGACARE*** MP a pure form of the
proven broad-spectrum antibacterial triclosan. The triclosan
treatment kills bacteria along the suture line and creates a
zone of inhibition to keep bacteria in check. PDS* Plus is
ideal for cases where surgical site infection is a concern.
Effective against Staph A, Staph E, MRSA, MRSE, E. coli
and Klebsiella pneumoniae.

Synthetic absorbable, braided suture

VICRYL RAPIDE* is a unique, fast-absorbing, synthetic and


absorbable suture. It is ideal where short-term wound support
is indicated. Perfectly suited for dentistry where wounds heal
quickly. Braided construction results in soft suture. Synthetic for
mild absorption, VICRYL RAPIDE* elicits lower tissue reaction
versus chromic gut.

Plus

Tensile strength: 50% @ 5-6 days, 0% at 2 weeks


Falls off gingival tissue by day 14
Ideal for fast-healing wounds

Indicated for high-risk patients and traumatic wounds


where long-term wound support is necessary
Tensile strength: 70% @ 2 weeks, 50% @ 4 weeks,
25% at 6 weeks

Use of PDS* Plus does not replace antimicrobials or good


surgical technique.

VICRYL RAPIDE *

VICRYL* Plus & VICRYL*


PDS* Plus & PDS* II

PRODUCT DETAILS

Sutures & Needles For Veterinarians

Synthetic absorbable monofilament suture

PDS* II is designed for long-term wound support. This


synthetic absorbable monofilament sets the standard for
smooth tissue passage, hand, inertness and low package
memory. PDS* II is the preferred suture of many veterinarians
due to its consistently high quality and dependability.

MONOCRYL* Plus & MONOCRYL*

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Tensile strength: 70% @ 2 weeks, 50% @ 4 weeks,


25% @ 6 weeks
Indicated where long-term wound support is necessary
Veterinary industry standard for handling and
performance

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Product List
Brand Needle Type

Size

Needle
Ref

Qty in
Pack

Length
(inches)

Color

Brand Needle Type


VICRYL

Product
Code

Size

Needle
Ref

Qty in
Pack

Length
(inches)

Color

J334H

CT-2

36

27

Violet

J341H

CT-1

36

27

Violet

J416H

3-0

SH

36

27

J649G

TP-1

12

Product
Code

Size

Needle
Ref

Qty in
Pack

Length
(inches)

Color

8661G

5-0

FS-2

12

18

Blue

Undyed

8683G

4-0

FS-2

12

18

Blue

27

Undyed

8675H

3-0

FSL

36

30

Blue

36

27

Undyed

8684G

3-0

FS-1

12

18

Blue

CP-2

36

27

Undyed

Reverse Cutting 8665G

3-0

FS-2

12

18

Blue

2-0

FS

36

27

Undyed

8689H

2-0

FSLX

36

30

Blue

Product
Code

Size

Needle
Ref

Qty in
Pack

Length
(inches)

Color

634G

5-0

FS-2

12

27

Undyed

635H

4-0

FS-2

36

27

Undyed

886H

3-0

CP-2

36

4-27

Violet

636H

3-0

FS-2

887H

2-0

637H

Brand Needle Type


Chromic Gut

Brand Needle Type


PROLENE

VR490

5-0

P-1

12

18

Undyed

Reverse Cutting VR494


(Precision Point) VR497

4-0

P-3

12

18

Undyed

3-0

PS-2

12

18

Undyed

J385H

5-0

C-3

36

18

Violet

J451H

4-0

FS-1

36

27

Violet

J602H

2-0

UR-6

36

27

Violet

J391H

5-0

FS-2

36

18

Violet

J880T

TP-1

24

54

Undyed

J392H

4-0

FS-2

36

18

Violet

J544G

6-0

TG100-8

12

18 (DA)

Violet

816H

2-0

CP-1

36

27

Undyed

8685H

2-0

FS

36

18

Blue

J397H

4-0

FS-2

36

27

Violet

J546G

7-0

TG140-8

12

18 (DA)

Violet

888H

CP-2

36

27

Undyed

8690H

FSLX

36

30

Blue

J452H

3-0

FS-1

36

27

Violet

J551G

6-0

G-6

12

18 (DA)

Violet

817H

CP-1

36

27

Undyed

3846T

LR

24

3-20

Blue

J398H

3-0

FS-2

36

27

Violet

J615H

2-0

No

36

54

Violet

638G

FS

12

27

Undyed

J393H

3-0

FS-2

36

18

Violet

J206G

2-0

Reel

12

54

Violet

G181H

4-0

SH-1

36

27

J471H

3-0

CP-1

36

36

Violet

J207G

Reel

12

54

Violet

892H

3-0

CT-3

36

J460H

3-0

X-1

36

27

Violet

J618H

No

36

54

Violet

882H

3-0

CT-2

J423H

3-0

FS-2

36

27

Undyed

VCP421H 5-0

FS-2

36

27

Undyed

G182H

3-0

J586H

2-0

FSL

36

27

Violet

VCP422H 4-0

FS-2

36

27

Undyed

G122H

J466H

2-0

CP-1

36

27

Violet

VCP442H 3-0

FS-1

36

27

Undyed

J453H

2-0

FS-1

36

27

Violet

VCP423H 3-0

FS-2

36

27

Undyed

J461H

2-0

X-1

36

27

Violet

VCP869H 2-0

CP-2

36

27

Undyed

J443H

2-0

FS-1

36

27

Undyed

VCP589H 2-0

FSL

36

27

Undyed

J587H

FSL

36

27

Violet

VCP466H 2-0

CP-1

36

27

Violet

J467H

CP-1

36

27

Violet

VCP453H 2-0

FS-1

36

27

J468H

CP-1

36

27

Violet

VCP467H 0

CP-1

36

J195H

CP

36

27

Undyed

VCP587H 0

FSL

J869H

2-0

CP-2

36

27

Undyed

VCP267H 0

J808T

CCS-1

24

27

Undyed

VCP468H 1

J488G

7-0

P-1

12

18

Undyed

J489G

6-0

P-1

12

18

Undyed

6-0

P-3

12

18

Undyed

5-0

P-3

12

18

J493H

5-0

P-3

36

Reverse Cutting J548G


(Micropoint)
V549G

8-0

TG140-8

9-0

J303H

VICRYL RAPIDE

Product
Code

VICRYL*

Reverse Cutting

Reverse Cutting
J492G
(Precision Point)
J463G

Taper Point

Taper Point

Spatula
(Micropoint)

No Needle

VICRYL* PLUS

Reverse Cutting

Reverse Cutting
VCP493G 5-0
(Precision Point)

Reverse Cutting

Undyed

5-0

27

Undyed

8871H

4-0

RB-1

36

18

Blue

36

27

Undyed

8832H

3-0

SH

36

30

Blue

SH-1

36

27

Undyed

8411H

2-0

CT-2

36

30

Blue

3-0

SH

36

27

Undyed

8424H

CT-1

36

30

Blue

883H

2-0

CT-2

36

27

Undyed

8425H

CT-1

36

30

Blue

810H

3-0

CT-1

36

27

Undyed

811H

2-0

CT-1

36

27

Undyed

G123H

2-0

SH

36

27

Undyed

884H

CT-2

36

27

Undyed

Violet

812H

CT-1

36

27

Undyed

27

Violet

802H

CT

36

27

Undyed

36

27

Violet

803H

CT

36

27

Undyed

CP-1

36

27

Undyed

G124H

SH

36

27

Undyed

CP-1

36

27

Violet

905H

CTX

36

36

Undyed

885H

CT-2

36

27

Undyed

813H

CT-1

36

27

Undyed

P-3

12

18

#, G,
L, S
Taper Point

Undyed

SH-1

36

27

Violet

814H

CT-1

36

27

Undyed

Violet

VCP303H 5-0

RB-1

36

27

Violet

L113G

2-0

Reel

12

54

Undyed

18

Undyed

VCP304H 4-0

RB-1

36

27

Violet

S114H

No

36

54

Undyed

12

12 (DA)

Violet

VCP332H 3-0

CT-2

36

27

Violet

L114G

Reel

12

54

Undyed

TG140-8

12

12 (DA)

Violet

VCP327H 3-0

CT-3

36

27

Violet

S113H

No

36

54

Undyed

5-0

RB-1

36

27

Violet

VCP316H 3-0

SH

36

27

Violet

S115H

No

36

54

Undyed

J310H

4-0

SH-1

36

27

Violet

VCP311H 3-0

SH-1

36

27

Violet

S116H

No

36

54

Undyed

J344H

3-0

CT-1

36

36

Violet

VCP339H 2-0

CT-1

36

27

Violet

S117H

No

36

54

Undyed

J338H

3-0

CT-1

36

27

Violet

VCP333H 2-0

CT-2

36

27

Violet

683G

4-0

FS-2

12

18

Blue

J332H

3-0

CT-2

36

27

Violet

VCP317H 2-0

SH

36

27

Violet

3-0

FS-1

36

18

Black

J327H

3-0

CT-3

36

27

Violet

VCP346H 0

CT-1

36

36

Violet

Reverse Cutting 684H


685H

2-0

FS

36

18

Black

J316H

3-0

SH

36

27

Violet

VCP340H 0

CT-1

36

27

Violet

J311H

3-0

SH-1

36

27

Violet

5-0

P-3

12

18

Black

VCP334H 0

CT-2

36

27

Violet

Reverse Cutting
640G
(Precision Point)

J345H

2-0

CT-1

36

36

Violet

VCP341H 1

CT-1

36

27

Violet

603G

4-0

FS-2

12

18

Steel

J339H

2-0

CT-1

36

27

Violet

2-0

FSLX

12

18

Steel

J333H

2-0

CT-2

36

27

Violet

Reverse Cutting 618G


497G

3-0

CP-1

12

20

Steel

J328H

2-0

CT-3

36

27

Violet

LR

24

20

Green

J317H

2-0

SH

36

27

Violet

J346H

CT-1

36

36

Violet

J340H

CT-1

36

27

Violet

Taper Point

High-Risk Cases that Call for


an Antibacterial Suture:
FIV
Cancer
Immuno-suppressed
Feline leukemia
Hypothyroidism
Bite wounds
Contaminated wounds
Diabetes
Open fractures
Corticosteroid use
Where bacteria is a concern

Reverse Cutting
8698G
(Precision Point)

VCP310H 4-0

VCP

No Needle

Silk
#, S

#, S

Steel
#

Ethibond

B409T
MB66G

Plain Gut

H822H

Bone Wax

W31G

5
3-0

V-37
FS-2

12
36

30
27

Green
Undyed

12

Taper Point

ETHILON*

Reverse Cutting

Color

Brand Needle Type


MONOCRYL

Product
Code

Size

Needle
Ref

Qty in
Pack

Length
(inches)

Color

Z421H

5-0

FS-2

36

27

Clear

Y922H

4-0

FS-2

36

36

Violet

Z397H

4-0

FS-2

36

27

Violet

Y942H

3-0

FS-1

36

36

Violet

Z968H

3-0

CP-2

36

27

Violet

Y923H

3-0

FS-2

36

36

Violet

Z452H

3-0

FS-1

36

27

Violet

Y943H

2-0

FS-1

36

36

Violet

Z398H

3-0

FS-2

36

27

Violet

Y987H

FSL

36

36

Violet

Z969H

2-0

CP-2

36

27

Violet

Y967H

CP-1

36

36

Violet

Z466H

2-0

CP-1

36

27

Violet

Y493G

5-0

P-3

12

18

Undyed

Z451H

2-0

FS-1

36

27

Violet

5-0

P-3

12

18

Violet

Z443H

2-0

FS-1

36

27

Clear

Reverse Cutting Y463G


(Precision Point) Y494G

4-0

P-3

12

18

Undyed

Z467H

CP-1

36

27

Violet

Y464G

4-0

P-3

12

18

Violet

Z970H

CP-2

36

27

Violet

Y303H

5-0

RB-1

36

27

Violet

Z468H

CP-1

36

27

Violet

Y315H

4-0

SH

36

27

Violet

Z195T

CP

24

27

Violet

Y304H

4-0

RB-1

36

27

Violet

Z807T

CCS-1

24

27

Violet

Y344H

3-0

CT-1

36

36

Violet

Reverse Cutting Z487G


(Precision Point) Z463G

6-0

P-1

12

18

Violet

Y316H

3-0

SH

36

27

Violet

5-0

P-3

12

18

Violet

Y345H

2-0

CT-1

36

36

Violet

Z303H

5-0

RB-1

36

27

Violet

Y762H

2-0

CT-2

36

36

Violet

Z315H

4-0

SH

36

27

Violet

Y732H

2-0

SH

36

36

Violet

Reverse Cutting

Blue

Reverse Cutting

TP-1

12

60

Blue

36

18

Black

662G

4-0

FS-2

12

18

Black

661G

5-0

FS-2

12

18

Black

Z310H

4-0

SH-1

36

27

Violet

Y346H

CT-1

36

36

Violet

662H

4-0

FS-2

36

18

Black

Z304H

4-0

RB-1

36

27

Violet

Y334H

CT-2

36

27

Violet

663H

3-0

FS-1

36

18

Black

Z338H

3-0

CT-1

36

27

Violet

Y399H

CTX

36

36

Violet

669H

3-0

FS-1

36

30

Black

Z332H

3-0

CT-2

36

27

Violet

Y347H

CT-1

36

36

Violet

Black

Z316H

3-0

SH

36

27

Violet

Y416H

3-0

SH

36

27

Undyed

Black

Z311H

3-0

SH-1

36

27

Violet

MONOCRYL* PLUS

MCP943H 2-0

FS-1

36

36

Violet

Black

Z305H

3-0

RB-1

36

27

Violet

MCP

MCP942H 3-0

FS-1

36

36

Violet

Z339H

2-0

CT-1

36

27

Violet

MCP923H 3-0

FS-2

36

36

Violet

Black

Z333H

2-0

CT-2

36

27

Violet

MCP922H 4-0

FS-2

36

36

Violet

Black

Z317H

2-0

SH

36

27

Violet

MCP967H 0

CP-1

36

36

Violet

Black

Z370T

CTX

24

36

Violet

MCP987H 0

FSL

36

36

Violet

Black

Z358T

CT

24

36

Violet

MCP316H 3-0

SH

36

27

Violet

Black

Z340H

CT-1

36

27

Violet

MCP345H 2-0

CT-1

36

36

Violet

Z334H

CT-2

36

27

Violet

MCP346H 0

CT-1

36

36

Violet

Z341H

CT-1

36

27

Violet

MCP344H 3-0

CT-1

36

36

Violet

Z432H

6-0

TF

36

27

Violet

PDP397H 4-0

FS-2

36

27

Violet

PDP398H 3-0

FS-2

36

27

Violet

PDP451H 2-0

FS-1

36

27

Violet

PDP452H 3-0

FS-1

36

27

Violet

PDP466H 2-0

CP-1

36

27

Violet

PDP467H 0

CP-1

36

27

Violet

PDP468H 1

CP-1

36

27

Violet

PDP968H 3-0

CP-2

36

27

Violet

PDP969H 2-0

CP-2

36

27

Violet

PDP970H 0

CP-2

36

27

Violet

PDP311H 3-0

SH-1

36

27

Violet

ETHILON*

PDP315H 4-0

SH

36

27

Violet

PDP316H 3-0

SH

36

27

Violet

PDP317H 2-0

SH

36

27

Violet

PDP332H 3-0

CT-2

36

27

Violet

PDP333H 2-0

CT-2

36

27

Violet

PDP334H 0

CT-2

36

27

Violet

PDP338H 3-0

CT-1

36

27

Violet

PDP339H 2-0

CT-1

36

27

Violet

PDP340H 0

CT-1

36

27

Violet

PDP341H 1

CT-1

36

27

Violet

830H
L886T
627H
628H

3-0
2-0
2-0
2
2
1
0
3-0
2-0

FSLX
FSLX
FS
LR
TP-1
CTX
CT
KS
KS

36
36
36
24
12
36
24
36
36

30
30
18
20
60
30
48 (Loop)
30
30

Taper Point

Black

COMMON USES

PDS* Plus

VICRYL RAPIDE *
Indicated for superficial closure of mucosa good for dental
(soft in pets mouth) and around periocular closures
Skin closure (subcuticular) for patients not returning (if no wound
support after 710 days is acceptable)

Reverse Cutting

VICRYL* & VICRYL* Plus

General tissue/muscle approximation


Ligatures
Reproductive tract
Ophthalmic
Orthopedic (2nd choice)

Taper Point
MONOCRYL & MONOCRYL Plus

Novartis Animal Health US, Inc.


Customer Relations 1-800-332-2761

Length
(inches)

FS-2

825G

Bladder
Gastrointestinal
Subcuticular closure
Ligatures
Reproductive tract
Fascia closure/Linea alba
(young, healthy, fast healing animals)

Qty in
Pack

460T

Needle
Ref

5-0

664H

Straight Cutting

18

Size

8825G

1674H

Taper Point

12

PDS II
*

Product
Code

661H

1673H
#

P-3

Brand Needle Type

Ovariohysterectomy
Soft tissue repair
Gastrotomy
Intestinal Resection/
Anastomosis
Cystotomy
Enucleation

Taper Point

Reverse Cutting

Taper Point

PDS* II & PDS* Plus


Fascia closure/Linea alba
Orthopedics
Enterotomy
Ligatures
Bladder, GI, uterus (2nd choice)

Cruciate repair
Tendon repair
Skin closure

PROLENE*
Cruciate repair
Tendon repair
Ophthalmic
Skin closure
Ideal for dark skin or dark fur patients
Vascular Anastomosis

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Novartis Animal Health US, Inc./Ethicon, Inc. Sutures Reference Guide

REVERSE CUTTING

Suture and Needle Options


Surgery

Main Choices

VICRYL* Plus,
Silk (Vessels)

Linea Alba

MONOCRYL* Plus (young),


PDS* Plus (adult)

VICRYL* Plus,
MONOCRYL*,
PDS* II

Intradermal closure

MONOCRYL* Plus,
VICRYL* Plus

VICRYL*,
MONOCRYL*

Subcutaneous closure

MONOCRYL* Plus,
VICRYL* Plus

PDS* Plus,
VICRYL*,
MONOCRYL*

Layer (non-surgery specific options)

Ligatures

Skin closure

STRAIGHT

Also Possible

MONOCRYL*, VICRYL*,
PDS* II

ANIMAL WEIGHT (lbs)


15

20

4-0

4-0 or 3-0

Abscesses (Drain)

25

40

45

50

55

60

65

70

3-0 or 2-0

3-0

3-0

2-0

3-0 or 2-0

FS-1, FS-2, CT-2, CT-3, SH-1, SH, CP-2

75

2-0 or 0

3/8 CIRCLE
FS-3

11mm

2-0

FS-1

2-0 or 0

SH, CT-1, CT-2, CP-1,


CP-2, FS-1, FSL

FSL, CP-1, CP-2, CT, CT-1, CT-2, CTX

FSL

0 or 1

CTX, CT-1, CP-1

FSLX
LR

4-0

3-0

4-0 or 3-0

FS-2, FS-1

2-0

3-0 or 2-0

CP-1, FS-1, FS-2

1/2 CIRCLE

CP-1, FS-1, FSL

X-1

4-0

3-0

4-0 or 3-0

RB-1, SH, SH-1, FS-2

2-0

3-0 or 2-0

CT-1, SH, SH-1, CT-2

CP-2

CT-1, CT-2, SH

CP-1

4-0

3-0

4-0 or 3-0

FS-2

FSL, FSLX, FS-1, FS-2, KS

FS, FSLX, KS

CPX
48mm

STERNUM

2-0

3-0 or 2-0

FS-1, FS-2

48mm

CP

2-0

3-0 or 2-0

3-0

ETHILON

35

60mm

FS

PROLENE

30

KS

FS-2

ETHILON, PROLENE
*

FSL, FS, FS-1, FSLX

CCS

Anal Sacculectomy

MONOCRYL* Plus

VICRYL* Plus

Biopsies

MONOCRYL Plus,

MONOCRYL*,
PDS* Plus,
VICRYL* Plus

(Visceral)

Castration/Cryptorchid

Surgery Specific Options

MONOCRYL*,
VICRYL*,
PDS* Plus, PDS* II

MONOCRYL* Plus,
VICRYL* Plus

Celiotomy

MONOCRYL Plus (young),


PDS* Plus (adult)

VICRYL* Plus,
MONOCRYL*,
PDS* II

Cesarean Section

MONOCRYL Plus,
PDS* Plus

MONOCRYL,
PDS* II

Cranial Cruciate
Ligament

PDS Plus (joint capsule)

PDS II

Cystotomy

MONOCRYL Plus

MONOCRYL

Dental/Oral Cavity

VICRYL RAPIDE*

MONOCRYL* Plus,
VICRYL* Plus,

Enucleation

MONOCRYL* Plus,
VICRYL* Plus

MONOCRYL*,
VICRYL*

Gastric Torsion
(gastropexy)

PDS* Plus, PROLENE*

PDS* II

Gastrotomy/Enterotomy

MONOCRYL Plus,
PDS* Plus

MONOCRYL,
PDS* II

Hernia
(umbilical/inguinal)

PDS* Plus,
PROLENE* (Recurrent)

PDS II

Intestinal Resection/
Anastomosis

MONOCRYL* Plus,
PDS* Plus

MONOCRYL*,
PDS* II

Laceration/General
Wound
Lumpectomy
Mastectomy

4-0

3-0

Cat (none)

3/8 CIRCLE

1/2 CIRCLE

P-1

P-2

10.5mm

2-0 or 0

CP-1, CP-2, FS-1, FSL

CP-1, CP-2, FSL

8mm

16mm

PS-3
PS-2

24mm

PS-1

3-0

4-0

2-0 or 0

SH, CT-1, CT-2, CP-1,


CP-2, FS-1, FSL

2-0

3-0 or 2-0

SH, SH-1, CT-2, CT-3

3-0

4-0 or 3-0

RB-1, SH, CT-1, CT-2

5-0

4-0

5-0 or 4-0

P-1, P-3, RB-1, FS-2

CT-3

RB-1

CT-2

CT-1, CT-2, CT, CTX,


CP-1, CP-2

SH-2

CT-1

2-0

3-0 or 2-0

CT-1, CT-2, SH

3-0

4-0 or 3-0

P-3, FS-2, RB-1

3-0 or 2-0

PS-2, FS-1, FS-2

1/2 CIRCLE

0
CT-1, CT-2, CT, CTX,

2-0 or 0

CP-1, CP-2, CT-1, CT-2, SH

4-0

CTX, CT-1, CP-1

2-0 or 0

SH, CT-2, CT-1

2-0

3-0 or 2-0

0 or 1

FSL, CP-1, CP-2, CT, CT-1, CT-2, CTX

26mm

PS

TAPER POINT

3-0

4-0 or 3-0

SH, SH-1

2-0

3-0 or 2-0

CT-3, FS-1, FS-2, CT-2, SH-1, SH, CP-2

20mm

SH-1

CT
SH

SH, CT-1

CTX

2-0

TP-1

FS-1

MICROPOINT*

3-0

SPATULA
3/8 CIRCLE

CT-1, CT-2, CT-3

2-0

3-0 or 2-0

TG140-6

CT-1, CT-2, SH

6.5mm

TG140-8

4-0

3-0

4-0 or 3-0

SH, SH-1, RB-1

3-0

2-0

4-0

3-0

4-0 or 3-0

4-0

3-0

CT, CT-1, CT-2, CTX

Why Use Ethicon?

CT-1

Benefits of Ethicon Products Taper


Needles

2-0
SH, CT-1, CT-2

Ribbed and flattened for greater stability


and control

2-0

3-0 or 2-0

FS-2, FS-1

0 or 1

3-0 or 2-0

CT-2, SH, SH-1, RB-1

4-0 or 3-0

FS, FS-2

SH, CT-1, CT-2

2-0 or 0

CT-1, CT-2, SH

RB-1, SH, SH-1

2-0

3-0 or 2-0

SH, SH-1, CT-1, CT-2, RB

3-0 or 2-0

SH, SH-1, RB-1, CT-1,


CT-2, CP-1

MONOCRYL,
VICRYL*

PDS* Plus

2-0

3-0 or 2-0

CP-1, CP-2, FS-1,


FS-2, SH

3-0

SH, FS-1

P-3

SH, CT-1, CT-2

REVERSE CUTTING

3-0

4-0 or 3-0

FS-2

SH, SH-1, CT-1,


CT-2, CP-2,

MONOCRYL* Plus,
PDS* Plus (Internal),
VICRYL* Plus (Muscle)
MONOCRYL* Plus
(Internal),
*
PDS Plus (Muscle)

SH, CT-1, CT-2, CT-3

PRECISION POINT

CCS-1

3-0

4-0 or 3-0

3-0

4-0
RB-1, SH-1, FS-2

Ethalloy: strong, sharp, ductile needles

FS-1, FSL

Superior coatings for smooth passage


4-0

PDS* II

SH, SH-1, RB-1

PDS* II

SH, SH-1, RB-1

3-0

4-0 or 3-0

4-0

3-0

4-0 or 3-0

SH, CT-1, CT-2

I-Beam: rectangular shape allows for greater


strength

2-0

3-0 or 2-0

SH, SH-1, RB-1, CT-1, CT-2

12:1 taper ratio for less tissue damage

2-0

3-0 or 2-0

SH, SH-1, RB-1, CT-1, CT-2

SH, CT-1, CT-2

Benefits of Ethicon Products Sutures


7-0/6-0

Ophthalmology

VICRYL*

Ovariohysterectomy
(OHE)

MONOCRYL* Plus,
VICRYL* Plus

VICRYL*,
MONOCRYL*

Splenectomy

MONOCRYL* Plus,
VICRYL* Plus

MONOCRYL*,
VICRYL*

Preferred handling performance and strength

TG140-8, TG100-8, G6 (double armed)

Excellent knot security


3-0
FS-1, FS-2, CP-2, CT-1, CT-2, CT-3, SH, SH-1, RB-1

3-0 or 2-0

4-0

20

25

2-0 or 0

CT-1, CT-2, CT-3, FS, FS-1, FSL, CP-1, CP-2, SH

35

40

45

50

55

60

65

CT-1, CTX, CP-1

2-0

3-0 or 2-0

RB, FS-1, FS-2, CP-2, SH, SH-1, CT-2, CT-3

30

0 or 1

FSL, CP-1, CT-1, CT-2

3-0

4-0 or 3-0

SH-1, FS-1, FS-2, RB-1

15

2-0

FSL, CP-1, CP-2, FS-1, CT-1 CT-2, SH, Reel

70

75

ANIMAL WEIGHT (lbs)

VICRYL RAPIDE *
MONOCRYL* Plus & MONOCRYL*
VICRYL* Plus & VICRYL*
PDS* Plus & PDS* II
0

14

21

28

35

42

49

56

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Consistent quality, excellent Relay packaging,
with easily accessible needle
Use of Ethicon Sutures does not replace
good surgical technique.