Ethicon merisilk is manufactured from raw silk, of which the filaments are tightly braided or twisted, so a highly compact wire is made (controlled electronically). This silk suture wire has exceptional node properties.
Braided For easy handling and secure knot tying.
Coated With wax to give hand to the suture.
Does not become limp or brittle.
Natural Produced from cocoons of the silk worm Bombyx Mori.
Non-Absorbable Provides prolonged tensile strength retention in tissue for up to 3 months.