Sutures


Absorbable Sutures

Non-Absorbable Sutures

Please note that certain sutures are ordered in upon request, and as such may not be available for next day delivery service.
The delivery time on order in items is normally 7-14 days. We will advise upon order, and if the anticipated delivery time is likely to be longer.
Ethicon Sutures

Absorbable and Non-Absorbable Sutures


Original Ethicon Absorbable and Non-Absorbable Suture, and B|Braun alternative sutures (larger, more economical pack sizes)

We supply a wide range of Ethicon and B|Braun Sutures, including many not listed here - Please email us if the suture you require is not listed.

PLEASE NOTE - Ethicon are in the process of changing their sutures to larger pack sizes, and new antibacterial monofilaments. Where sutures have changed to the new stock, the previous code they have replaced is noted in red text below the new code.

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Ethicon VICRYL RAPIDE Absorbable Sutures
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Ethicon VICRYL RAPIDE Absorbable Sutures
Code Needle Gauge Length Colour Price Quantity
W9938
⅜ circle reverse 36mm 2/0 75cm Undyed £ 12/Box
W9962
1/2 circle taper 36mm 2/0 90cm Undyed £ 12/Box
W9919 Prime 3/8 circle conventional 16mm 3/0 75cm Undyed £ 12/Box
W9923
⅜ circle reverse 19mm 3/0 75cm Undyed £ 12/Box
W9931
3/8 circle reverse 19mm 3/0 75cm Undyed £ 12/Box
W9935 1/2 circle conventional 22mm 3/0 45cm Undyed £ 12/Box
W9927 Prime 1/2 circle conventional 22mm 3/0 45cm Undyed £ 12/Box
W9926 Prime 1/2 circle conventional 22mm 4/0 45cm Undyed £ 12/Box
W9932
⅜ circle reverse 26mm 3/0 75cm Undyed £ 12/Box
W9937
⅜ circle reverse 36mm 3/0 75cm Undyed £ 12/Box
W9918
⅜ circle conventional 16mm 4/0 75cm Undyed £ 12/Box
W9924
⅜ circle conventional 16mm 4/0 75cm Undyed £ 12/Box
W9922
⅜ circle reverse 19mm 4/0 75cm Undyed £ 12/Box
W9915
⅜ circle reverse 11mm 5/0 45cm Undyed £ 12/Box
W9910
compound curved reverse 16mm 5/0 45cm Undyed £ 12/Box
W9913
⅜ circle reverse 11mm 6/0 45cm Undyed £ 12/Box
Ethicon MONOCRYL Absorbable Sutures
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Ethicon MONOCRYL Absorbable Sutures
Code Needle Gauge Length Colour Price Quantity
W3113 No Needle 2/0 150cm Violet £ 12/Box
MCP3327G
Replacement for W3327

Reverse Cutting 26mm 2/0 70cm Undyed £ 12/Box
MCP3441G
Replacement for W3441

1/2 circle taper point 31mm 2/0 70cm Violet £ 12/Box
MCP3326G
Replacement for W3326

Reverse Cutting 26mm 3/0 70cm Undyed £ 12/Box
MCP4160H
Replacement for W3447

1/2 circle taper point plus 26mm 3/0 70cm Violet £ 36/Box
MCP3213H
Replacement for W3213
Prime 3/8 Reverse Cutting 26mm 3/0 70cm Undyed £ 36/Box
MCP3205G
Replacement for W3205
Prime Reverse Cutting 16mm 4/0 70cm Undyed £ 12/Box
MCP496H
Replacement for W3206 / Y496G
Prime Reverse Cutting 19mm 4/0 45cm Undyed £ 36/Box
MCP497H
Replacement for W3207
Prime Reverse Cutting 19mm 3-0 45cm Undyed £ 36/Box
Y304H
Replacement for W3435

½ Circle Taper Point 17mm 4/0 70cm Violet £ 36/Box
W3548
3/8 circle taper point 17mm 4/0 70cm Violet £ 12/Box
W3649
straight conventional 60mm 4/0 70cm Undyed £ 12/Box
MCP3212H
Replacement for W3212
Prime reverse cutting 26mm 4/0 70cm Undyed £ 36/Box
MCP500H
Replacement for W3204
Prime ⅜ circle reverse cutting 16mm 5/0 70cm Undyed £ 36/Box
MCP493H
Replacement for W3203
Prime Reverse Cutting 13mm 5/0 70cm Undyed £ 36/Box
MCP489H
Replacement for W3214
Prime 3/8 circle reverse prime 11mm 6/0 70cm Undyed £ 36/Box
Ethicon COATED VICRYL Absorbable Sutures
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Ethicon COATED VICRYL Absorbable Sutures
Code Needle Gauge Length Colour Price Quantity
VCP320H
Replacement for W9136

1/2 circle taper point plus 31mm 2/0 70cm Violet £ 36/Box
W9363
1/2 circle TAPERCUT 36mm 2/0 75cm Violet £ 12/Box
W9390 ⅜ circle reverse cutting 36mm 2/0 75cm Violet £ 12/Box
W9507T Prime 3/8 circle conventional 16mm 3/0 45cm Undyed £ 24/Box
W9444
3/8 circle conventional 16mm 3/0 75cm Violet £ 12/Box
VCP9571H
Replacement for W9571T
Prime Conventional Cutting PC 19mm 3/0 70cm Undyed £ 36/Box
W9516T Prime 3/8 circle reverse 19mm 3/0 45cm Undyed £ 24/Box
VCP683H
Replacement for W9525T
Prime 3/8 circle reverse 24mm 3/0 45cm Undyed £ 36/Box
VCP9581H
Replacement for W9581T
Prime PC-25 Conventional 26mm 3/0 70cm Undyed £ 36/Box
VCP998H
Replacement for W9180

1/2 circle Tapercut 26mm 3/0 70cm Violet £ 36/Box
W9506T Prime 3/8 circle conventional 16mm 4/0 45cm Undyed £ 24/Box
W9437
compound curve reverse 16mm 4/0 45cm Undyed £ 12/Box
W9443
3/8 circle conventional 16mm 4/0 75cm Violet £ 12/Box
VCP9074H
Replacement for W9074

3/8 circle taper point 17mm 4/0 45cm Violet £ 36/Box
W9820
⅝ circle tapercut 17mm 4/0 45cm Undyed £ 12/Box
W9951
circle reverse 19mm 4/0 45cm Undyed £ 12/Box
W9510T Prime ⅜ circle conventional 19mm 4/0 45cm Undyed £ 24/Box
VCP496ZH
Replacement for W9515T
Prime 3/8 circle reverse 19mm 4/0 45cm Undyed £ 36/Box
W9386
circle reverse 19mm 4/0 45cm Violet £ 12/Box
VCP9570H
Replacement for W9570T
Prime 3/8 circle conventional 19mm 4/0 70cm Undyed £ 36/Box
W9580T Prime 3/8 circle conventional 26mm 4/0 75cm Undyed £ 24/Box
W9501T Prime 3/8 circle reverse 11mm 5/0 45cm Undyed £ 24/Box
W9505T
circle conventional 16mm 5/0 45cm Undyed £ 24/Box
W9442
⅜ circle conventional 16mm 5/0 75cm Violet £ 12/Box
W9514T Prime 3/8 circle reverse 19mm 5/0 45cm Undyed £ 24/Box
W9831T Prime ⅜ circle conventional 13mm 6/0 45cm Undyed £ 24/Box
W9537
3/8 circle reverse micro-point double needle 11mm 6/0 45cm Violet £ 12/Box
W9914
⅜ circle micro-point spatula 6.5mm 7/0 30cm Violet £ 12/Box
Ethicon PDS II Non-Absorbable Sutures
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Ethicon PDS II Non-Absorbable Sutures
Code Needle Gauge Length Colour Price Quantity
PDP9957H
Replacement for W9957T

3/8 circle reverse 26mm 3/0 45cm Undyed £ 36/Box
PDP9380H
Replacement for W9380H

1/2 circle tapercut 40mm 2/0 90cm violet £ 36/Box
PDP9625H
Replacement for W9625T
Prime 3/8 circle conventional 26mm 3/0 70cm Undyed £ 36/Box
PDP9133H
1/2 c taperpoint 31mm 2/0 70cm Violet £ 36/Box
PDP9865H
Replacement for W9865T
Prime 3/8 circle conventional 16mm 5/0 45cm Undyed £ 36/Box
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Ethicon PROLENE Non-Absorbable Sutures
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Ethicon PROLENE Non-Absorbable Sutures
Code Needle Gauge Length Colour Price Quantity
W8549
3/8 circle conventional 16mm 3/0 75cm Blue £ 12/Box
W8684G
3/8 circle reverse 26mm 3/0 45cm Blue £ 12/Box
W8025H Prime 3/8 circle reverse 26mm 3/0 45cm Blue £ 36/Box
W8021T Prime 3/8 circle conventional 26mm 3/0 45cm Blue £ 24/Box
W8976 V7 ½ Circle Tapercut 26mm 3/0 90cm Blue £ 12/Box
8634H
Replacement for W8007T
⅜ circle conventional 16mm 4/0 90cm Blue £ 36/Box
W8015T Prime 3/8 circle reverse 19mm 4/0 45cm Blue £ 24/Box
W8020T Prime 3/8 circle conventional 26mm 4/0 45cm Blue £ 24/Box
W534G
Replacement for W534
Prime ¼ circle conventional 26mm 4/0 45cm Clear £ 12/Box
W8635H
Replacement for W8006T
Prime ⅜ circle conventional 16mm 5/0 45cm Blue £ 36/Box
ET8630G
Replacement for W8010T
Prime 3/8 circle conventional 19mm 5/0 45cm Blue £ 12/Box
W8881T Prime 3/8 circle conventional 26mm 5/0 45cm Blue £ 24/Box
W8628
Replacement for W1859T
Prime ⅜ circle conventional 26mm 5/0 45cm Blue £ 12/Box
W8005T Prime 3/8 circle conventional 16mm 6/0 45cm Blue £ 24/Box
Ethicon ETHILON Non-Absorbable Sutures
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Ethicon ETHILON Non-Absorbable Sutures
Code Needle Gauge Length Colour Price Quantity
W1626BH
Replacement for W1626T
Prime 3/8 circle reverse 26mm 2/0 75cm Black £ 36/Box
W568
1/2 circle taper point 31mm 2/0 100cm Black £ 12/Box
ET1669H
Replacement for W1621T
Prime 3/8 circle reverse 19mm 3/0 45cm Black £ 36/Box
ET1663H
Replacement for W1857T
Prime 3/8 circle reverse 24mm 3/0 45cm Black £ 36/Box
W320BG
3/8 circle reverse 26mm 3/0 45cm Black £ 12/Box
W1625BH
Replacement for W1625T
Prime 3/8 circle reverse 26mm 3/0 45cm Black £ 36/Box
W1685BH Reverse Cutting Prime Multipass 3/8 circle reverse 26mm 3/0 75cm Black £ 36/Box
ETG1667SLH
Replacement for W1620T
PS-2S PRIME 3/8 circle reverse 19mm 4/0 45cm Black £ 36/Box
ET662G
Replacement for W319

3/8 circle reverse 19mm 4/0 45cm Black £ 12/Box
W1865G
Replacement for W1616T
PC-3 PRIME 3/8 circle conventional 16mm 5/0 45cm Black £ 12/Box
W1666H Prime 3/8 circle reverse 19mm 5/0 45cm Black £ 36/Box
W1698H Prime 3/8 circle reverse 13mm 6/0 45cm Black £ 36/Box
W1866G Prime 3/8 circle conventional 16mm 6/0 45cm Black £ 12/Box
ET1665G
Replacement for W1665G
Prime Reverse Cutting 16mm 6/0 45cm Black £ 12/Box
Ethicon MERSILK Non-Absorbable Sutures
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Ethicon MERSILK Non-Absorbable Sutures
Code Needle Gauge Length Colour Price Quantity
W503H 3/8 circle conventional 16mm 2/0 75cm Black £ 36/Box
ET1588H
Replacement for W2512T
Prime ⅜ circle reverse 26mm 2/0 45cm Black £ 36/Box
ET685G
Replacement for W321H

3/8 circle reverse 26mm 2/0 45cm Black £ 12/Box
W667H
3/8 circle reverse 36mm 2/0 75cm Black £ 36/Box
W502H
3/8 circle conventional 16mm 3/0 75cm Black £ 36/Box
W577H
1/2 circle conventional 22mm 3/0 45cm Black £ 36/Box
W328H
⅜ circle reverse 26mm 3/0 45cm Black £ 36/Box
W2511T Prime 3/8 circle reverse 26mm 3/0 45cm Black £ 36/Box
W537H
3/8 circle conventional 26mm 3/0 45cm Black £ 36/Box
W666H
3/8 circle reverse 36mm 3/0 75cm Black £ 36/Box
W501H
3/8 circle conventional 16mm 4/0 75cm Black £ 36/Box
W329H
3/8 circle reverse 19mm 4/0 45cm Black £ 36/Box
W2510T Prime 3/8 circle reverse 26mm 4/0 45cm Black £ 36/Box
W536H
Replacement for W535

¼ circle reverse cutting 26mm 4/0 45cm Black £ 36/Box
W529H
3/8 circle conventional 16mm 6/0 45cm Black £ 36/Box
W870
½ circle MICRO-POINT reverse cutting 8mm 8/0 45cm virgin twisted blue £ 12/Box
Ethicon PERMA-HAND SILK Non-Absorbable Sutures
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Ethicon PERMA-HAND™ SILK Non-Absorbable Sutures
(Braided Silk / Virgin Silk)

Description:

  1. Braided: For easy handling and secure knot tying
  2. Coated: With wax for easy handling
  3. Natural: Produced from cocoons of the silk worm Bombyx Mori
  4. Non-absorbable: Provides prolonged tensile strength retention in tissue for up to 3 months
  5. Color: Black or white

Range:

10-0 to 4 (USP). Supplied as needled sutures or ligatures. Sizes 10-0 to 8-0 are manufactured of virgin silk and are twisted in construction. Virgin silk fibres are held together by natural gum secreted by the silk worm.

Indications:

SILK sutures are intended for use in general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, including use in cardiovascular, ophthalmic and neurosurgical procedures.

Typical areas of use include:

  1. Ophthalmic surgery
  2. Dental surgery
  3. Ligation
Needle
Code Name Point Type Length Gauge Length Colour Price Quantity
K845H MH ½ Circle Taper Point 30" (75cm) 1/0 75cm Black £ 36/Box
Ethicon SILKAM Non-Absorbable Sutures
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B|Braun SILKAM Non-Absorbable Sutures
(Equivalent to MERSILK)
Code Needle Gauge Length Colour Price Quantity
C0766275 3/8 circle 24mm 3/0 45cm Black £ 36/Box
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