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Sutures, Synthetic, Nonabsorbable, Polytetrafluoroethylene

Definition : Synthetic sutures made of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE, also known as Teflon), a nonabsorbable (i.e., nonbiodegradable) polymer. These sutures are typically available in sterile monofilament uncoated thread sections (e.g., 18, 30 in [45, 76 cm] long) attached to a single-use needle as an integral device; they are frequently colored for easy identification during surgery. Polytetrafluoroethylene nonabsorbable synthetic sutures keep their tensile strength for very long periods of time and are not absorbed by tissues; their intended use includes vessel and vessel-graft anastomosis and other internal surgical procedures (e.g., hernia repair).

Entry Terms : "Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Sutures" , "Sutures, Polytetrafluoroethylene" , "Sutures, Monofilament" , "Sutures, Teflon" , "Teflon Sutures" , "Monofilament Sutures" , "Sutures, PTFE" , "Sutures, e-PTFE"

UMDC code : 17467

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DCI International

Company Type: Parent

DCI International is an industry leader in manufacturing dental equipment, components & replacement parts. Family owned and operated for over 25 years, making our customers lives' easier has remained DCI's founding principle. We sell products both domestically and internationally into over 60 countries worldwide. Our reputation for outstanding customer service, combined with our policy for same day shipment and 3-day delivery of parts is unsurpassed in the industry.

W L Gore & Assoc Inc

Company Type: Parent

Founders Bill and Vieve Gore started W. L. Gore & Associates in the basement of their home in 1958. The company initially served the electronic products market. Fifty years later, in 2008, Gore celebrated its long success at translating dreams into tangible, valuable realities for customers and communities around the world.

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