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KRUUSE I Suture KRUUSE Promilene Monofilament: For smooth passage through tissue and high tissue compatibility Synthetic: For minimal tissue reaction Non-absorbable: Provides permanent tensile strength KRUUSE Promilene sutures are coloured blue for easy identification during surgery. The monofilament and synthetic properties of the suture give a smooth surface, minimal tissue reaction and decreased incidence of infection and trauma. The suture is resistant to repeated bending. Chemical composition: n KRUUSE Promilene is composed of an isotactic crystalline stereoisomer of polypropylene, a polymer of propylene Colour: n Blue Suture I 13 ยท 350 Absorption: n Non-absorbable www.kruuse.com Indications: KRUUSE Promilene is commonly used in soft tissue approximation and ligation where a permanent support is needed. Areas of use include: n Skin closure n Ophthalmic surgery n Vascular and cardiovascular surgery n Neurosurgery Range: n USP 4-0 to 2 n EP 1.5 to 5 Sterilization method: n EO Packing: n Boxes of 18 peel packs