Multifilament, braided: For secure knot tying, high flexibility and
Coated: For easy knot tying and smooth passage through tissue
KRUUSE Linen is a braided and coated multifilament,
non-absorbable suture based on cellulose and is derived from
twisted long staple flax.
KRUUSE Linen is packaged dry, but gains a substantial and
immediate increase in strength if wetted before use. It possesses a
higher tissue reactivity and greater capillarity than cotton.
One of the greatest assets of linen is its low extensibility and thus
ability to hold a tight knot.
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n KRUUSE Linen sutures are based on cellulose and derived from
twisted long staple flax
n Whitish brown
KRUUSE Linen is commonly used in soft tissue approximation and
ligation where a permanent support is needed. Areas of use
n USP 3+4
n EP 6