NICE Medical Technology Guidance:

Evidence supports the case for adopting Plus Sutures as part of a bundle of care for preventing surgical site infection in the NHS for people who need wound closure after a surgical procedure when absorbable sutures are an appropriate option.1

Plus Sutures were associated with a nearly 30% reduction in the risk of surgical site infection1¶¶

Plus Sutures were associated with a nearly 30% reduction in the risk of surgical site infection 1¶¶

Plus Sutures is cost saving compared with non-triclosan absorbable sutures by an  average of £13.62 per patient in England.1*   These savings are from reduced surgical site infections.1

Plus Sutures is cost saving compared with non-triclosan absorbable sutures by an average of £13.62 per patient in England.1* 

These savings are from reduced surgical site infections.1

NICE Medical Technologies Guidance | Published 28 June 2021 

“The report indicates that by preventing surgical site infections, using Plus Sutures results in potential environmental benefits to the NHS in England.” 1  NICE Medical Technologies Guidance | Published 28 June 2021

“The report indicates that by preventing surgical site infections, using Plus Sutures results in potential environmental benefits to the NHS in England.” 1

NICE Medical Technologies Guidance | Published 28 June 2021 
 

Country Specific Case Stories and Testimonials

ETHICON Plus Antibacterial Sutures: UK Case Story

ETHICON Plus Antibacterial Sutures
UK Case Story

Use of ETHICON Plus Antibacterial Sutures funded by the Innovation and Technology Payment (ITP) to support a reduction in (SSI) within a National Health Service England (NHSE) Trust.

ETHICON Plus Antibacterial Sutures Czech Republic Case Story

ETHICON Plus Antibacterial Sutures
CZ Case Story
 

Use of ETHICON Plus Antibacterial Sutures in an infection prevention care bundle in a value-based agreement to support an (SSI) reduction program in a Czech Republic university hospital.

ETHICON Plus Antibacterial Sutures Spanish Case Story

ETHICON Plus Antibacterial Sutures
Spanish Case Story
 

The first Real World Evidence study in a Spanish hospital to analyze the effect of ETHICON Plus Antibacterial Sutures in reducing the risk of incidence of Surgical Site Infection (SSI).

ETHICON Plus Antibacterial Sutures German Customer testimonial

ETHICON Plus Antibacterial Sutures
German Customer Story
 

Asklepios is a private medical group, sharing its experience of the strategic partnership with Ethicon Wound Closure.