1. Nylon was used initially for toothbrush bristles, fishing line and surgical sutures. 2. Eves received six surgical sutures after hitting her head during the altercation. 3. Tissue from the small intestines becomes catgut for racket strings or surgical sutures. 4. When subcutaneous tissue is 2 cm thick or more, surgical suture is used. 5. Ethicon has manufactured surgical sutures and wound closure devices since 1887. 6. Triclosan is also used in the coatings for some surgical sutures. 7. He criticizes in particular the surgical suture and recommends only a narrow range of indication. 8. The actress can perform surgical sutures and later learned how to perform a chest drain. 9. When the fourchette is torn, the bleeding which ensues sometimes requires surgical suturing for containment. 10. Barbed suture is a knotless surgical suture that has a pattern of barbs on its surface.