PGLA LACTIC

PGLA LACTIC

Thread

Poly (glycolide -co- L- lactide)

Build

Multifilament (braided)

Coating

Mixture of poly(glycolide-co-L-Lactide) and calcium stearate

Breaking Strength Retention /
absorbtion

About 75% after 14 days from implantation
About 50% after 21 days from implantation
About 25% after 28 days from implantation
Complete absorption after 60-70 days

Indications

Soft tissues
Paediatric surgery
General surgery
Plastic surgery
Gynaecology/obstetrics
Ophthalmic surgery
Urology
Orthopaedics
Dental surgery
Joining mucous membrane in mouth
Joining peripheral nerves and blood vessels

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