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Endure PGLA Sutures, Undyed - 3/8 PRC, 4-0
|USP||NEEDLE TYPES AND LENGTH||SUTURE LENGTH||COLOR||CATALOG#||PRICE / BOX||BUY|
|4-0||3/8 Premium Reverse Cutting | 16 mm||45 cm (18")||Undyed||EA46163U-45||$ 38.00||Add To Cart|
The Endure Absorbable PGLA (Polyglycolide-co-Iactide) Suture is a sterile, synthetic suture composed of a copolymer made from 90% glycol ide and 10% L-Iactide. The empirical formula of the copolymer is (C2H2O2)m(C3H4O2)n. It is developed with a Poly (glycolide-co-lactide (30/70) and a Calcium Stearate coating. PGLA sutures are great for a wide range of wound care applications, including ophthalmic (e.g. conjunctiva) procedures, whereas Rapid-PGLA sutures are excellent for general soft tissue approximation where only short-term wound support is required.
WeSuture is the brand name of sutures by Endure Industries. Our PGLA Sutures meet the requirements of the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) monograph requirements for absorbable surgical suture.
|Chemical Composition||:||90% Glycolide and 10 % L-Lactide|
|Coating||:||Poly (glycolide-co-lactide) (30/70) and Calcium Stearate|
|Sizes||:||EP gauge 0.4-6 (USP sizes 8-0 through 3 or 4|
|Knot Tensile Strength Retention||:||14 days post-implantation 75%
21 days post-implantation 40%
28 days post-implantation 20%
|Mass Absorption||:||Degradation by hydrolysis within 56 - 70 days|
|Indication||:||General soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, including use in ophthalmic surgery|
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