MERSILENE Polyester Fiber Suture

MERSILENE Suture is a nonabsorbable, braided, sterile surgical suture composed of Poly (ethylene terephthalate.) It is prepared from fibers of high molecular weight, long-chain, linear polyesters having recurrent aromatic rings as an integral component.1 MERSILENE Sutures are indicated for use in general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, including use in cardiovascular, ophthalmic and neurological procedures and also for the fixation of soft tissue to bone tissue.2



1. Ethicon Inc, 389065,  Wound Closure Manual, 2007, Data on File.

2. Ethicon Inc, MERSILENE Polyester Fiber Suture, Instructions For Use.