Monosyn® Quick

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Short-term synthetic absorbable monofilament suture made of glyconate

Monosyn® Quick is an undyed short-term absorbable synthetic monofilament suture made of glyconate for the approximation of soft tissue with a fast healing process.
Monosyn® Quick is recommended for all soft tissue with a fast healing process.


The main advantages of using monofilament

  • The monofilament sutures appear to have the lowest infection promoting effects [1], [2].
  • Compared with braided multifilament sutures, absorbable monofilaments exhibit less tissue drag and cause less tearing because of their smooth surfaces [3].


Sizes available USP 6/0 (0.7 metric) to USP 1 (4 metric)


  • Plastic surgery
  • Gynaecology / Obstetrics
  • Urology and Paediatrics
  • Odontology and ENT
  • Maxilofacial

[1] Mangram AJ, Horan TC, Pearson ML, Silver LC, Jarvis WR. Guideline for prevention of surgical site infection 1999. Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory
Committee. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 1999;20(4):250-78.
[2] Choi HJ, Chae HD. Comparison of E. Coli infiltration between new synthetic absorbable sutures. J Korean Surg Soc. 2009;77(1):1-6.
[3] Im JN, Kim JK, Kim HK, Lee KY, Park WH. Characteristics of novel monofilament sutures prepared by conjugate spinning.