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PGCL 25 Synthetic Absorbable Mono Sutures
PGCL 25 Synthetic Absorbable Mono Sutures
PGCL 25 Synthetic Absorbable Mono Sutures To be used with a taper point needle
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PGCL 25 Synthetic Mono Sutures for NCT-1 Taper Point Needle

Item# 267LCPM

Available in size  2-0. PGCL synthetic absorbable monofilament surgical suture is composed of poly(glycolide-cocaprolactone).  Comparable to Monocryl®, a registered trademark of Ethicon­®.

Specifications:

  • Length: 36in
  • Dyed: violet no. 2

Features:

  • Excellent holding strength
  • Smooth tissue passage has excellent handling, exceptional suppleness, and good knot security
  • Non-wicking helps prevent bacterial migration along suture line
  • PGCL synthetic absorbable monofilament suture meets all requirements established by the United States Pharmacopoeia (U.S.P.), except for diameter
  • Dyed with FDA-approved color additive violet No. 2
  • For use with taper point needle NCT-2 27mm 1/2 circle

Usages:

  • Plastic surgery

Indications:

  • PGCL synthetic absorbable monofilament sutures are indicated for use in soft tissue approximation and/or ligation
  • Not for use in cardiovascular or neurological surgery, microsurgery, or ophthalmic surgery

Actions:

  • PGCL synthetic absorbable monofilament suture edicts a minimal acute inflammatory reaction in tissues, followed by gradual encapsulation of the suture by fibrous connective tissue
  • Progressive loss of tensile strength and eventual absorptions of PGCL synthetic absorbable monofilament suture occurs by means of hydrolysis

Tensile Strength:

  • Implantation studies in animal indicate that PGCL suture retains approximately 70% to 80% of its original tensile strength at 7 days post implantation and approximately 40% of its original tensile strength at 14 days post implantation
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