oa South African Medical Journal - Evaluation of the Effects of Premoistening of Polyamide 6 Nylon Suture Material on its Overall Characteristics

Volume 58, Issue 19
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



A clinical evaluation in 59 patients showed that the premoistened form of polyamide 6 nylon suture material (Ethilon; Ethicon) is significantly better for the closing of clean surgical skin incisions than the unmoistened form.

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