Practicryl

Absorbable polyglycolic acid (PGA) suture

Polyglycolic acid (PGA) suture

Description

Absorbable suture made of PGA

Technical features

Type of suture

Braided and coated multifilament

Composition

Polyglycolic acid

Coating

Polycaprolactone and calcium stearate (1%)

Colour

Violet

Tissue reaction

Minimal

Absorption

The hydrolytic action by which the material is broken down results in total absorption in approximately 60 to 90 days. Approximately 50% of tensile strength remain after 21 days.

Presentation

Box with 12 sutures

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