Sofsilk braided silk suture is nonabsorbable, sterile, non-mutagenic surgical suture composed of natural proteinaceous silk fibers called fibroin. This protein is derived from the domesticated silkworm species bombyx mori of the family bombycidae. The silk fibers are treated to remove the naturally occurring sericin gum and braided to produce sofsilk surgical silk suture. The braided suture is available coated uniformly with either silicone or a special wax mixture to reduce capillarity and to increase surface lubricity which enhances handling characteristics, ease of passage through tissue, and knot run-down properties. Sofsilk suture is indicated for use in general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, including use in cardiovascular, ophthalmic, microsurgery, and neurological surgery. Sofsilk suture elicit a minimal acute inflammatory reaction in tissue, which is followed by gradual encapsulation of the suture by fibrous connective tissue. While sofsilk suture is not absorbed, progressive degradation of the proteinaceous silk fiber in vivo may result In gradual loss of the suture’s tensile strength over time.


  • Superior softness and compliance for maximum surgical handling
  • Provides smooth flow through tissue while maintaining optimal knot security


  • Application: Suture
  • Material: Silk Fiber
  • Construction: Braided
  • Absorption: Non-Absorbable
  • Sterilization: Gamma Irradiation
  • Color: Black
  • Needle Name: C-1
  • Needle Length: 12 mm
  • Needle Type: Reverse Cutting
  • Curvature: 3/8 Circle
  • Arms: Double
  • Length: 30 cm
  • Sterility: Sterile
  • Size USP: 4-0
  • Metric Value: 1.5
  • Package Quantity: 12 per Box

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Medtronic Sofsilk 30 cm 3/8 Circle Size 4-0 C-1 Wax Coated Braided Silk Suture, Black, 12/Box

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    • Products Model: S1735
    • Manufacturer: Medtronic
    • Condition: New
    • Warranty: Satisfaction Guaranteed

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