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

MERSILENE® Polyester Fiber Suture


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

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