VATA Inc.’s 3500/3502 – Suture Skills Trainer was developed with the help of Dr. Michael Zenn, Director of the Human Tissue Lab at Duke University. This suturing kit features a realistic tissue pad that consists of 5 anatomically correct tissue layers for suturing practice. Perfect for practicing suturing outside of class, this suture training kit is ideal for medical students, veterinary students, and dental students.

VATA’s Suture Skills Trainer

  • Anatomically correct tissue layers
  • All-inclusive package
  • Durable—can be used 100s of times
  • Available in either light or dark skin tone
  • Tissue Pad-3501 or 3503
  • Tension Device – 3510
  • Instrument Kit – 3515
  • One dozen nylon sutures – 3525
  • Disposable skin stapler – 3516
  • Staple remover – 3517
  • Case–3535
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This suturing practice kit includes a realistic tissue pad which consists of 5 anatomically correct tissue layers:

  • Epidermis
  • Dermis
  • Subcutaneous fat
  • Fascia
  • Muscle

Each individual layer is identifiable and has anatomically correct color, strength, firmness, and feel. The unique materials used in VATA’s suture kit allow for practicing superficial, subcuticular and complex deep wound suturing and with proper tension, the suture will not “tear through”. The suturing practice pad moves just like real human tissue when making an incision or when suture tension is applied. Sutures in the suture practice skin can be removed and you can reuse the site numerous times.

The surgical suture practice kit is also supplied with a proprietary tensioning device for use with the tissue pad, so the user can adjust the distance between the two cut tissue edges. This offers the user a more realistic feel and increases the challenge when closing the tissue under varying degrees of tension.

The instruments are of a much higher quality than those generally supplied with suturing kits. The 3500 Suture Skills Trainer is an affordable suture kit and comes with everything you need:

  • Tissue Pad
  • Tension Device
  • Needle driver
  • Adson 1-2 forceps
  • Hooked Littauer scissors
  • Surgical safety scalpel for reduced risk of injury
  • One dozen nylon sutures
  • Disposable skin stapler
  • Skin staple remover
  • Custom carrying case is lightweight, compact and specially designed for each of the suturing kit’s components

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Shipping Weight: 3lbs (1.4kg)
Shipping Dimensions: 14”x 11” x5” (35.6cm x27.9cm x12.7cm)
Product Weight: 2.54lbs(1.15kg)
Product Dimensions: 9.3”x 6.3”x 2.4” (23.5cm x 15.88cm x 6.03cm)