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Endure Rapid PGA, Undyed - 3/8 PRC, 5-0
|USP||NEEDLE TYPES AND LENGTH||SUTURE LENGTH||COLOR||CATALOG#||PRICE / BOX||BUY|
|5-0||3/8 Premium Reverse Cutting | 13 mm||45 cm (18")||Undyed||EK56133-45||$ 38.00||Add To Cart|
The Endure Absorbable RAPID PGA (Polyglycolic Acid) is a braided, synthetic, absorbable, sterile surgical suture consisting of 100% Polyglycolic Acid. Each suture has a Polycaprolactone and Calcium Stearate Coating. They are intended for use in superficial soft tissue approximation of skin and mucosa where only short-term wound support is required. RAPID PGA is not intended for use in ligation, ophthalmic, cardiovascular, or neurological procedures.
Our RPGA Sutures meet the requirements of the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) of monograph requirements for absorbable surgical sutures. Wesuture is the brand name of surgical sutures by Endure Industries.
|Chemical Composition||:||100% Polyglycolic acid|
|Coating||:||Polycaprolactone and calcium stearate|
|Thread Color||:||Violet or Undyed|
|Sizes||:||EP gauge 0.2-6 (USP sizes 10-0 through 3 or 4)|
|Knot Tensile Strength Retention||:||14 days post-implantation 75%
21 days post-implantation 40%
|Mass Absorption||:||Degradation by hydrolysis within 60 - 90 days|
|Indication||:||General soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, including use in ophthalmic surgery|
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