PGA

FINAL CAT. YAVO.9

Thread

Polyglycolid acid

Build

Multifilament (braided)

Coating

Polycaprolactone and calcium stearate

Breaking Strength Retention /
absorbtion

About 80% after 14 days from implantation
About 50% after 21 days from implantation
About 20% after 28 days from implantation
Complete absorption after 60-90 days

Indications

Soft tissues
Muscles and mucous membrane
Joining of bowels and tying of other tissues
including blood vessels
General surgery
Plastic Surgery
Urology
Orthopaedics
Gynaecology/obstetrics
Neurosurgery

Features

Uniform structure
Strong tightening of knots
Minimum tissue response
High tensility

Sterility

Ethylene Oxide

Characteristic

Synthetic thread
Thread may be natural (beige) or violet

Size

USP: 8/0 – 2, EP: 0.4 – 5

Packaging

12 sachets/24 sachets/36 sachets