PGA RAPID

FINAL CAT. YAVO.9

Thread

Polyglycolid acid

Build

Multifilament (braided)

Coating

Polycaprolactone and calcium stearate

Breaking Strength Retention /
absorbtion

About 65% after 7 days from implantation
About 50% after 8 days from implantationn
Complete absorption after 42 days

Indications

Soft tissues
Closing the dermal wounds, especially in paediatric surgery
Joining mucous membrane in mouth General surgery
Plastic surgery
Gynaecology/obstetrics
Ophthalmic surgery

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