A&E Medical Sternal Closing Wire
More resistant to breakage
The increased flexibility of the 316L steel double wire makes it more resistant to breakage during tightening and twisting.
Better approximation of the sternum
The flexibility of the wire allows better conformance to the contours of the sternum than other less flexible wires. The resultant closer conformance to the sternum allows the looped wire to more evenly distribute the forces required to maintain sternal approximation. With the forces evenly distributed over twice the surface area of a traditional closing wire, there are fewer areas of concentrated pressure that can lead to potential areas of post-operative wire tear-through.
Hand Honed Needles
All needles are manufactured of surgical grade stainless steel and hand-honed to optimum sharpness, permitting clean penetration of the manubrium and cartilaginous intercostal rib spaces with minimum bleeding.
Available in 5 needle options, 2 wire diameters, and 2 lengths. Standard packaging consists of 3 sutures per pack, however both additional needle and packaging configurations are available as custom products to best suit the hospitals needs.
For further product information please refer to the brochure.