BBraun Premilene Sutures

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This item has been discontinued and is replaced by the Optilene range.

Premilene
Polypropylene monofilament, non-absorbable surgical suture

45cm DS19 3/8c Cutting, Box of 36 pcs
3/0 – C2090221
5/0 – C2090219

75cm DS24 3/8c Cutting, Box of 36 pcs
2/0 – C2090236

Specifications
Sterile by EO
Various sizes available.

Premilene®
Non-absorbable monofilament and uncoated suture made of polypropylene
Description
Premilene® is a non-absorbable synthetic monofilament suture made of polypropylene, available in blue to enhance visibility.
Premilene® sutures are indicated for use in general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, including use in cardiovascular, ophthalmic and neurological procedures.
Besides the normal DDP packaging, Premilene® is also offered in RacePack® presentation and LongPack presentation to avoid the memory effect.
RacePack®, the new packaging for Premilene®
The new packaging system reduces the inherent memory effect of polypropylene sutures to maximum.
Premilene® is now available on the RacePack® system, for a free continuous suturing, avoiding the manipulation of the thread and therefore the deterioration risk of the suture. This is very important when high precision and superior outcomes are needed.
With RacePack® B. Braun has launched a new generation in packaging systems for sutures earlier this year. RacePack® reduces the inherent memory effect of all polypropylene sutures to maximum, exceeding 40 percent of the memory effect of competitors’ products in the market. RacePack® also allows time saving due to the one step packaging system with direct access to the needle.
RacePack® improves Premilene® outcome for its main indications: cardiovascular surgery, plastic surgery, intracutaneous skin closure and microsurgery.
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Description

Advantages
Smooth passage through tissue
Excellent knot run down and security
Minimal acute inflammatory reaction in tissues Unsurpassed strength
Optimal elasticity and elongation properties
300 series stainless steel needles for superior breaking resistance “Easyslide”
Available with CV pass and CV pass easyblack, new generation of needles for cardiovascular indication
Indication
Vascular surgery
Cardiac surgery
Plastic and reconstructive surgery
Skin closure (intra, sub, skin)
Neurosurgery
Microsurgery
Gastrointestinal surgery
Note
Sizes available USP 10/0 (0.2 metric) to USP 2 (5 metric)