Table 4

Number and proportion of knots tied using each suture material that broke on testing

Suture material used for knot formationNo of knots formedNo of knots that broke on testingProportion of knots formed that broke on testing %
2/0 polyglactin (Vicryl)907482.2
4/0 poliglecaprone 25 (Monocryl)908796.7
3/0 polydioxanone907684.4
One nylon (Ethilon)904752.2