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Suture Codes and Meanings

Ethicon Needle codes and their meanings - Instrum. (Ch. 11 / pg. 295 / fig. 11-15 / Surgical Technology for the Surg Tech)
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BB
BLUE BABY
BIF
INTRAOCULAR FIXATION
BN
BUNNELL
BP
BLUNT POINT
BV
BLOOD VESSEL
BVH
BLOOD VESSEL HALF
C
CARDIOVASCULAR
CC
CALCIFIED CORNARY
CCS
CONVENTIONAL CUTTING STERNOTOMY
CE
CUTTING EDGE
CFS
CONVENTIONAL FOR SKIN
CIF
CUTTING INTRAOCULAR FIXATION
CP
CUTTING POINT
CPS
CONVENTIONAL PLASTIC SURGERY
CPX
CUTTING POINT EXTRA LARGE
CS
CORNEAL-SCLERAL
CSB
CORNEAL-SCLERAL BI-CURVE
CSC
CORNEAL-SCLERAL COMPOUND CURVE
CT
CIRCLE TAPER
CTB
CIRCLE TAPER BLUNT
CTX
CIRCLE TAPER EXTRA LARGE
CTXB
CIRCLE TAPER EXTRA LARGE BLUNT
CV
CARDIOVASCULAR
DC
DURA CLOSURE
DP
DOUBLE POINT
EN
ENDOSCOPIC NEEDLE
EST
EYED STRAIGHT TAPER
FN
FOR TONSIL
FS
FOR SKIN
FSL
FOR SKIN LARGE
FSLX
FOR SKIN EXTRA LARGE
G
GREISHABER
GS
GREISHABER SPATULA
J
CONJUNCTIVE
KS
KEITH STRAIGHT
LH
LARGE HALF
LR
LARGER RETENTION
LS
LARGE STERNOTOMY
M
MUSCLE
MF
MODIFIED FERGUSAN
MH
MEDIUM HALF (CIRCLE)
MOB
MAYO BLUNT
MO
MAYO
OPS
OCULAR PLASTIC SURGERY
OS
ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY
P
PLASTIC
PC
PRECISION COSMETIC
PS
PLASTIC SURGERY
RB
RENAL (ARTERY) BYPASS
RD
RETINAL DETACHMENT
RH
ROUND HALF (CIRCLE)
RV
RETINAL-VITREOUS
S
SPATULA
SC
STRAIGH CUTTING
SFS
SPATULATED FOR SKIN
SH
SMALL HALF (CIRCLE
SIF
SKI INTRAOCULAR FIXATION
SKS
STERNOTOMY KEITH STRAIGHT
SM
SPATULATED MODULE
ST
STRAIGHT TAPER
STB
STRAIGHT BLUNT
STC
STRAIGHT CUTTING
STP
STRAIGHT TAPER POINT
TE
THREE-EIGHTHS
TF
TETRAOLOGY OF FALLOT
TG
TRANSVERSE GROUND
TGW
TRANSVERSE GROUND WIDE
TN
TROCAR NEEDLE
TP
TAPER PERICOSTAL / POINT
TPB
TAPER PERICOSTAL / POINT BLUNT
TS
TENDON STRAIGHT
TQ
TWISTY Q
UCL
5/8 CIRCLE COLATERAL LIGAMENT
UR
UROLOGY
URB
UROLOGY BLUNT
V
TAPERCUT SURGICAL NEEDLE
VAS
VAS DEFERENS
X OR P
EXODONTAL (DENTAL)
XLH
EXTRA LARGE HALF (CIRCLE)
XXLH
EXTRA EXTRA LARGE HALF (CIRCLE)