CARDIOPILENE
Monofilament polypropylene

  • Biologically inert
  • Smooth knot tie down
  • Nonadhering to tissue and efficacious as pullout suture
  • Gives strong support for indefinite periods
  • Least thrombogenic
  • Attached with unique PRIMIPASS coating needles

CARDIOPILENE
Cardiopilene – Polypropylene sutures are a non-absorbable synthetic monofilament suture composed of a synthetic linear polyolefin. Cardiopilene is a monofilament uncoated suture, colored blue by a color additive. Polypropylene sutures advantages include minimal tissue reactivity and durability.
 
PRODUCT: “CARDIOPILENE” (MONOFILAMENT POLYPROPYLENE SUTURE) non-absorbable Surgical Sutures U.S.P, Monofilament polypropylene Sutures.
MATERIAL USED: Monofilament Polypropylene
COLOUR: Blue
COATING: The product does not require any coating is sold untreated
STERILIZATION: Ethylene Oxide gas
SHELF LIFE: 5 years
 
RECOMMENDED USAGE
•    Hernia repair (Mesh anchoring)
•    General Surgery
•    Orthopedic surgery
•    CV surgeries
•    Plastic surgeries
•    GI Surgeries
 
RANGE
•    U.S.P. sizes 8-0 to 2
•    Suture length available with needle: 35cms to 150cms
•    Needle lengths: 6mm to 50mm attached to various needle point profiles
 
ADVANTAGES
•    PRIMIPASS coated needle
•    Easy visibility
•    Non-adhering to tissue and biologically inert
•    Gives strong support for indefinite periods
•    Excellent tensile strength and pliability
•    Easy to draw through tissues
•    Does not harbor micro-organisms
•    Inert material
Least thrombogenic


Physical Properties:

Metric Size

USP Size

USP Specs.

LinxObere Test Readings

Diameter (mm)

Standard Knot Pull Tensile Strength (Kgs)*

Diameter (mm)

Standard Knot Pull Tensile Strength

(Kgs)*

1

5/0

0.100 to 0.149

0.50

0.130 to 0.140

0.62 to 0.95

1.5

4/0

0.150 to 0.199

0.75

0.175 to 0.190

0.96 to 1.3

2

3/0

0.200 to 0.249

1.2

0.225 to 0.240

1.3 to 1.7

3

2/0

0.300 to 0.339

1.8

0.318 to 0.335

2.0 to 2.8

03.5

0

0.350 to 0.399

2.7

0.375 to 0.385

3.0 to 3.8

4

1

0.400 to 0.499

3.4

0.465 to 0.480

4.5 to 5.3

5

2

0.500 to 0.599

4.4

0.550 to 0.576

6.4 to 7.5