5-0 Chromic Gut 18" PS-3 Needle | 1636G


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Product Specifications:

  • Suture Type: Absorbable
  • Suture Material: Chromic Gut
  • Suture Size: 5-0 (1.5 metric)
  • Suture Length: 18 inches (45 cm)
  • Needle Type: PS-3, premium reverse cutting
  • Needle Length: 16 mm
  • Quantity per Box: 12 sutures
  • Color: Natural brown, undyed
  • Absorption Rate: Approximately 90 days

Key Features:

  • MULTIPASS® Needle: Facilitates multiple tissue passages while maintaining sharpness for consistent performance.
  • Natural Visibility: Undyed, natural brown color of the suture material enhances visibility in the surgical site.
  • Reliable Wound Closure: Provides up to two weeks of dependable wound support, crucial for patient recovery.
  • Precision and Control: The PS-3 needle, known for its reverse cutting edge, offers precise penetration and control for delicate suturing tasks.


  • Surgeon Confidence: Ethicon's reputation for quality ensures that surgeons can rely on the suture for superior wound management.
  • Patient Healing: The absorbable nature aligns with the body's healing process, minimizing the need for suture removal and reducing patient discomfort.
  • Ease of Handling: Known for its supple handling properties, allowing for secure knotting and ease of use during intricate surgical procedures.
  • Versatile Application: While ideal for general soft tissue approximation and ligation, this suture is particularly suited for ophthalmic procedures.

Description: Ethicon's 5-0 Chromic Gut Suture with an 18-inch PS-3 needle, catalog number 1636G, delivers the surgical precision and reliability that medical professionals expect. The undyed, natural brown coloration of these sutures ensures they stand out in the operating field, while the cutting-edge MULTIPASS® needle provides the sharpness required for precise wound closure. Packaged conveniently with a dozen sutures per box, Ethicon's sutures are a go-to choice for healthcare providers who prioritize both patient outcomes and surgical efficiency.

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