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Sutures, Synthetic, Absorbable, Poliglecaprone

Definition : Synthetic sutures made of polyglecaprone, an absorbable (i.e., biodegradable) polymer prepared from a copolymer of the glycolide epsilon caprolactone. These sutures are typically available in sterile monofilament uncoated thread sections (e.g., 18, 30 in [45, 76 cm] long) attached to a single-use needle as an integral device; they are frequently colored for easy identification during surgery. Polyglecaprone absorbable synthetic sutures keep their tensile strength for less than 3 weeks, and complete absorption occurs in 90 days; their intended use includes general soft tissue approximation (but not cardiovascular or neurologic tissues) and vessel ligation.

Entry Terms : "Sutures, Poliglecaprone" , "Polyglecaprone Sutures" , "Poliglecaprone Sutures" , "Sutures, Monocryl" , "Sutures, Monofilament" , "Monocryl Sutures" , "Monofilament Sutures" , "Sutures, Polyglecaprone"

UMDC code : 20884

   

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Ethicon Inc

Ethicon, Inc., a global medical device company, has been a leader in surgical sutures (stitches) for more than 50 years. We have a number of brands that operate under the Ethicon, Inc. brand and share the synergy of being not only part of Ethicon, Inc.but also part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies.

HRJ Surgical

HRJ Surgical

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