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B|Braun Sutures – PREMILENE

OVERVIEW

11 Premilene

Premilene® is a non-absorbable synthetic monofilament suture made of polypropylene, available in blue to enhance visibility.
Premilene® sutures are indicated for use in general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, including use in cardiovascular, ophthalmic and neurological procedures.
Besides the normal DDP packaging, Premilene® is also offered in RacePack® presentation and LongPack presentation to avoid the memory effect.

The new packaging system reduces the inherent memory effect of polypropylene sutures to maximum.

Premilene® is now available on the RacePack® system, for a free continuous suturing, avoiding the manipulation of the thread and therefore the deterioration risk of the suture. This is very important when high precision and superior outcomes are needed.

With RacePack® B. Braun has launched a new generation in packaging systems for sutures earlier this year. RacePack® reduces the inherent memory effect of all polypropylene sutures to maximum, exceeding 40 percent of the memory effect of competitors’ products in the market. RacePack® also allows time saving due to the one step packaging system with direct access to the needle.

RacePack® improves Premilene® outcome for its main indications: cardiovascular surgery, plastic surgery, intracutaneous skin closure and microsurgery.

Advantages

  • Smooth passage through tissue
  • Excellent knot run down and security
  • Minimal acute inflammatory reaction in tissues
  • Unsurpassed strength
  • Optimal elasticity and elongation properties
  • 300 series stainless steel needles for superior
    breaking resistance “Easyslide”
  • Available with CV pass and CV pass easyblack, new
    generation of needles for cardiovascular indication

Indication

  • Vascular surgery
  • Cardiac surgery
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Skin closure (intra, sub, skin)
  • Neurosurgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Gastrointestinal surgery

Available in:

  • C2090221* – PREMILENE 3/0 (2) 45CM DS19 (M) RCP, 36s/box
  • C2090435* – PREMILENE 3/0 (2) 45CM DS24 (M) RCP, 36s/box
  • C2090677* – PREMILENE 3/0 (2) 45CM DSMP19 (M) RCP, 36s/box
  • C2090213   – PREMILENE 4/0 (1,5) 45CM DS16 (M) RCP, 36s/box
  • C2090220* – PREMILENE 4/0 (1,5) 45CM DS19 (M) RCP, 36s/box
  • C2090212* – PREMILENE 5/0 (1) 45CM DS16 (M) RCP, 36s/box
  • C2090219   – PREMILENE 5/0 (1) 45CM DS19 (M) RCP, 36s/box
  • C2090211   – PREMILENE 6/0 (0,7) 45CM DS16 (M) RCP, 36s/box
  • C2090914  – PREMILENE CARDIOVASCULAR 7/0 (0,5) 75CM 2XDR106 CV

* Available on indent basis only