Endure PGA Sutures, Violet - 3/8 Taper Point, 4-0
|USP||NEEDLE TYPES AND LENGTH||SUTURE LENGTH||COLOR||CATALOG#||PRICE / BOX||BUY|
|4-0||3/8 Taper Point | 13 mm||60 cm (24")||Violet||EG41133-60||$ 20.90||Add To Cart|
Endure Absorbable PGA (Polyglycolic Acid) Suture is a sterile, braided, synthetic, absorbable surgical suture made entirely of Polyglycolic Acid. Each suture has a Polycaprolactone and Calcium Stearate Coating with a braided multifilament structure.
They are intended for use in soft tissue approximation and/or ligation in general. They are also commonly utilized in ophthalmology and other surgical procedures.
WeSuture is the brand name of sutures by Endure Industries. Our PGA Sutures meet the requirements of the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) monograph requirements for absorbable surgical suture.
|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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