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Surgical Technique Basics: Knotting
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Suture Materials

Natural suture Materials:
  Absorbable-
    Catgut (plain, Chromic)
  Non Absorbable
    Silk
 
Synthetic:
  Absorbable-
    polygycolic acid.
    polydioxanone
    polyglactin
  Non absorbable-
    Dacron
    polyester
    polyethylene
    polypropylene
    polybutester
    polytetrafluroethylene.

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