PDS® II (polydioxanone) Suture

PDS II Suture represents a significant advance in suturing. It combines the features of soft, pliable, monofilament construction with absorbability and extended wound support for up to 6 weeks.1

PDS II suture

Supporting Documentation

Product Support

ETHICON Wound Closure Catalog

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D10040 D10040 2 PDS II VIOLET 1X60" CCS-1 

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D10056 D10056 4-0 PDS II VIOLET 8X18" TF CR 

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D10057 D10057 4-0 PDS II VIOLET 4X18" X-1 CR 

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D10058 D10058 4-0 PDS II VIOLET 2X18" PS-2 

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D10063 D10063 5-0 PDS II VIOLET 8X18" TF CR 

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D10065 D10065 5-0 PDS II UNDYED 1X18" TF 

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D10066 D10066 6-0 PDS II UNDYED 1X18" TF 

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D10085 D10085 5-0 PDS II UNDYED 1X27" RB-1 

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D10105 D10105 5-0 PDS II VIOLET 8X24" RB-1 CR 

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D10112 D10112 3-0 PDS II VIOLET 4X18" X-1 CR 

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D10132 D10132 4-0 PDS II VIOLET 1X18" P-3 

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D10159 D10159 2-0 PDSII VIOLET 90CM M3 MH DOUBLE ARMED 

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D10168 D10168 3-0 PDS II VIOLET 122CM M2 

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D10174 D10174 3-0 PDS II VIOLET 122CM M2 

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D6261 D6261 4-0 PDS II VIOLET 1X36" RB-1 DOUBLE ARMED 

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D6262 D6262 5-0 PDS II VIOLET 1X36" RB-1 DOUBLE ARMED 

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D6264 D6264 3-0 PDS II VIOLET 1X36" SH DOUBLE ARMED 

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D6361 D6361 0 PDS II VIOLET 1X60" CT 

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D6410 D6410 3-0 PDS II VIOLET 1X27" UR-6 

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D6451 D6451 2-0 PDS II VIOLET 1X18" KS DOUBLE ARMED 

References

*Measured by the Hollander Cosmesis Scale at 2 weeks after surgery and the Vancouver Scar Scale 6 and 12 months after surgery in a prospective, randomized controlled trial (N=60).

1. Ethicon Wound Closure Manual. 2012. Ethicon, Inc.

2. Barbolt TA. Chemistry and safety of triclosan, and its use as an antimicrobial on Coated VICRYL* Plus Antibacterial Suture (coated polyglactin 910 suture with triclosan). Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2002;(3 suppl):S45-S53.

3. Ming X, Rothenburger S, Nichols MM. In vivo and in vitro antibacterial efficacy of PDS Plus (polydioxanone with triclosan) suture. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2008;9(4):451-457. 

4. Greenberg J, Goldman R. Barbed suture: a review of the technology and clinical uses in obstetrics and gynecology. Rev Obstet Gynecol. 2013;6(3-4):107-115.

5. DERMABOND® PRINEO® Skin Closure System Instructions for Use. Ethicon, Inc. 

6. Parvizi D, Friedl H, Schintler MV, et al. Use of 2‐octyl cyanoacrylate together with a self‐adhering mesh (Dermabond Prineo) for skin closure following abdominoplasty: an open, prospective, controlled, randomized, clinical study. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2013;37(3):529‐537.