Omnia® PTFE Sutures
How to read the information on the blister:
Each Omnia’s suture is protected by two blister: the first, in medical paper, reports manufacturing information such as date of sterilization and the production batch for an easy tracking, and the second containing all the information of the specific suture as shown in the figure below.
Characteristics of the thread:
The Omnia’s sutures have an atramautic strand being directly connected to the needle, the sizes covered range from 2/0 to 6/0.
Each wire is coated with a color specially designed to be as visible as possible on the surgical field, so as not to create confusion between the different materials according to this scheme:
- PGA – Purple
- Poliestere – Green
- PTFE – White
- Seta – Black
Characteristics of the needle:
Omnia offers several types of needle depending on the type of intervention that must be carried out.
The needles are classified according to the flow characteristics of the tip, thus obtaining:
The HRT needle has a quadrangular pyramid-shaped point and a round body.
This particular shape allows any easy penetration of soft tissues without causing lacerations, and preventing the needle from rotating in the needle-holder.
This needle is appreciated and suitable for oral surgery.
The HR needle is mainly used for soft tissues, and is characterized by a good penetration of tissues without causing lacerations or tissue damage.
The HS needle is also known as “triangular” needle, since it has cutting edges on the sides and outer curve.
Due to its cutting edges, this needle easily penetrates tissues and is suitable for almost all uses. It provides an excellent penetration capacity and great solidity, and is t for sutures with periosteum incision and in case of thick mucosa
The EXTRA SHARP needle is designed specifically for surgery, where cosmetic results are important.
Two sides sharpened thin point that allows a smooth and progressive penetration through the tissues and reduces the danger of tissue cutout.