Black braided, non-absorbable silk suture for optimum knot security


  • Natural, braided fibers of silk
  • Excellent handling
  • High knot security
  • Treated with wax/silicone for added strength
  • Commonly used on mucosal and intertriginous areas as it is soft and pliable

Trusilk is an inert, non-absorbable suture known for its smoothness and knot security. It is braided tightly to ensure better strength, performance and secure knot placement.


  • General surgery
  • Ophthalmic surgery
  • Cardiovascular surgery
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Orthopedic surgery

Since silk sutures have moderate tissue reaction, it is not suggested for use in biliary and urinary tract surgery. It is recommended for use where the least possible suture reaction is desired.


  • Made from 100% protein fiber spun
  • Coating of wax/silicone
  • Available in black or ivory colors
  • Sterilized by ethylene oxide
  • Shelf life of 5 years


  • USP sizes available: 6-0 to 4
  • Length available with needle: 35 cm to 90 cm
  • Needle length: 12mm to 50mm across all needle point profiles
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