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  POLYCOLTM 
Coated Polyglactin 910
Braided Coated Synthetic Absorbable Suture USP
 

 

  • Copolymer made from 90% Polyglycolide + 10% Polylactide, coated with Poly (glycolide - co-lactide) + Calcium Stearate.
  • 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
• 75% after 14 days            • 45% after 21 days
Provides wound support upto 28 days

 
 

 *Complete absorption by 60 - 75 days

 
 

 
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