Polyglactin 910 is an Absorbable Synthetic Suture, Multifilament, that comply all USP requirements.
Polyglactin 910 is made of a Poly (Glycolic-co-l-lactic) 90-10 and covered in Poly (Glycolic-co-l-lactic) 30 -70 of Calcium Stearate.
It is degraded by Chemical Hydrolysis, that later is absorbed and metabolized by the human body. The absorption process is followed by a mass loss and fully absorbed in 90 days.
It is available in violet color and sterilized by Ethylene Oxide.
Its plastic coating makes the thread softer on passing through the tissues.
Tendency to decrease tissue irritation.
It is resistance to traction.
The absorption period is longer than others.
Polyglactin, Synthetic suture, is ABSORBABLE, multifilament; Sterile is indicated for use in General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Ophthalmic, Gynecology, Obstetrics, Episiotomy, Urology, Orthopedics, Gastroenterology, General Closing, Bondage, Pediatrics and Cuticles.
Not suitable for Cardiovascular and Neurological tissues.
As a synthetic suture should not be used when be necessary to support tissues for prolonged periods.