Which of the following are absorbable suture material?
Which of the following are non-absorbable?
Stainless steel wire
What is chromic gut made from?
submucosa of sheep intestine
submucosa of cat intestine
Which of the following is a common use for Polyglactin 910?
Infected bladder surgery
Which of the following states is true about Polyglycolic acid suture?
Stable in contaminated wounds and commonly used in dental surgery
Stable in infected urine
Commonly used for cardiovascular surgery
Has many uses including enterotomies, and cystotomies
All absorbable suture is broken down by hydrolysis.
Which of the following is NOT CORRECT about Glycomer 631?
Synthetic polyester composed of glycolide dioxanone, trimethylene carbonate
Absorbable suture broken down by hydrolysis
Used in enterotomies, cystotomies, body wall closure, and fascia closure and many others
Used in cardiovascular surgery exclusively
Which of the following is NOT correct about Caprolactone?
Use in cystotomies for infected bladders
Used in subcutaneous closure
synthetic single strand of absorbable poly(glycolide-co-epsilon-caprolactone)
Which of the following is NOT correct about Poliglecaprone 25?
Used in closure of cystotomies of non-infected bladders
Synthetic copolymer of glycolide and epsiloon caprolactone
Broken down by hydrolysis
Which of the following is NOT correct about Polidioxanone?
Broken down by hydrolysis but has prolonged absorption
Synthetic coated extruded polymer
Many applications including enterotomies, cystotomies, body wall closure and fascia closure
Which of the following it true about silk suture?
used in cardiovascular surgery
Quickly hydrolyzed by the body
Requires a significant bacterial load to induce infection
Nylon is used in orthopedic repairs such as the lateral tibiofabellar suture repair
Which of the following is true about Nylon?
Susceptible to degradation
Hydration leads to increased tensile strength by increasing the strength of the hydrogen bonds