Tsuge Looped Suture
The Tsuge suture method involves
tenorrhaphy using a loop needle.
The greatest advantage of the Tsuge suture is that minimal disruption of blood circulation inside the tendon compared with other procedures, which promotes the healing of the suture area.
Flexor tendon repair
Flexor tendon injuries
Whole hand surgery
In 1975, Professor Kenya Tsuge of the University of Hiroshima published a technique for repairing tendons using loop suture needles, a technique that became known asâTsuge suture.â
Tsuge looped suture needles were developed by Kono Seisakusho as a tool for making Tsuge sutures at the request of Professor Kenya Tsuge.
These needles have been used along with Tsuge sutures by surgeons around the world for over 40 years.
Two different types of threads are available to suit your needs
which is easily distinguishable from tendons (blue)
Polyester ( TEFDESSERâ Ą) thread
which is stronger than nylon (green)
Non-absorbable, sterile, surgical suture.
< Reasons why Crownjun LOOPED SUTURE is chosen >
1.ăLooped sutures require high quality manufacturing techniques.
ăăAttaching two threads to one needle requires great technical skill.
ăăCrownjun Looped Sutures are made using our advanced manufacturing technology.
ăăSharp, specially shaped, cutting needles.
3.ăDifferent threads for different requirements.
ăăTwo different types of threads are available to suit your needs:
ăăNylon thread, which is easily distinguishable from tendons (blue)
ăăPolyester thread, which is stronger than nylon (green)
4.ăTsuge looped sutures are a product unique to Kono Seisakusho.