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Sutures, Synthetic, Absorbable, Polyglactin

Definition : Synthetic sutures made of polyglactin, an absorbable (i.e., biodegradable) polymer. These sutures are typically available in sterile braided multifilament coated (e.g., a copolymer of lactide and glycolide, polycraprolate) 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. Polyglactin absorbable synthetic sutures keep their tensile strength up to 2 weeks, and complete absorption occurs in 56 to 70 days; their intended use includes general soft-tissue approximation (even in the presence of infection) and vessel ligation.

Entry Terms : "Polyglactin Sutures" , "Sutures, Polyglactin" , "Sutures, Twisted" , "Sutures, Braided" , "Sutures, Multifilament" , "Twisted Sutures" , "Braided Sutures" , "Multifilament Sutures"

UMDC code : 17471

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AliMed Inc

Company Type: Parent

AliMed is an American manufacturing company and supplier of high quality products — everything from pre-formed orthoses, alarms for fall management, cushions, diagnostic imaging and operating room accessories, orthopedic rehabilitation equipment, ergonomic workplace solutions and emergency preparedness.

Riverpoint Medical

Company Type: Parent

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