Different Types of Sutures

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Sutures can be divided into absorbable sutures, non absorbable sutures, mono filament, multi filament, natural and synthetic sutures according to their type of material, raw material used, absoprtion nature.

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Different Types of Sutures

  1. 1. Types of Sutures1
  2. 2. Sutures are divided into two types according to its nature ofabsorption:1) Absorbable sutures2) Non Absorbable sutures
  3. 3. Sutures can be classified according to structure of material:1) Monofilament sutures2) Multi Filament or Braided Sutures
  4. 4. Sutures can be classified according to type of material:1) Natural sutures2) Synthetic sutures
  5. 5. Absorbable SuturesPolyglactin 910 suturesPolyglycolic acid suturesPolydioxanone suturesPoliglecaprone 25 suturesCatgut sutures
  6. 6. NonAbsorbable SuturesPolyester suturesPolypropylene suturesNylon/ PolymadesuturesPolyvinylidene fluoridesutures
  7. 7. MonofilamentSuturesPoliglecaprone 25suturesPolypropylene suturesNylon/ PolymadesuturesPolyvinylidene fluoridesuturesCatgut suturesPolydioxanone sutures
  8. 8. Multi FilamentorBraided SuturesPolyglactin 910 suturesPolyglycolic acidsuturesPolyester suturesSilk sutures
  9. 9. Natural sutures*All the other types of sutures come under synthetic suturesSilk sutures Catgut Sutures
  10. 10. Thank you 

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