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Coated Polyglycolic Acid
Braided Coated Synthetic Absorbable Suture USP
 

 

  • 100% Polyglycolic acid suture coated with Calcium Stearate + Polycaprolactone
  • Predictable, uniform absorption via hydrolysis.
  • Very high knot pull tensile strength, more than twice as strong as Catgut
    Chromic of equivalent sizes.
  • Minimal tissue reaction.
  • Uniform diameter
  • Excellent knotting and handling properties.
  • Insignificant suture memory.
  • Retains tensile strength even in infected tissues.
  • Colour Violet (dye approved by the Food & Drug Administration)
  • Standard sizes  : USP 8/0 to 2

 
 
STRENGTH RETENTION PROFILE
• 70% after 14 days            • 40% after 21 days
Provides wound support upto 28 days

 
 

    *Complete absorption by 60 - 75 days

 
     
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