pod Dental Sutures

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Monofilament synthetic absorbable suture (PGCL) made from  a copolymer of glycolic acid and caprolactone. Ideal for dental and oral mucosal surgery with the following advantages:

High initial tensile strength
Flexibility and outstanding handling properties
Excellent knot security
Easy gliding through tissue minimising tissue trauma

Available in 4/0 and 5/0 dental sizes with 3/8 circle 19 mm reverse cutting needle.

Packaging:  12 packets per box.

 

 

 

 

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Description

Characteristics:

Structure: Monofilament
Colour: Violet
Chemical Composition: Poly(glycoide-co-caprolactone) – Polyglecaprone 25 (PGCL)
Absorption: Hydrolysis
Sterilisation: Ethylene Oxide
Absorption: 90-120 days

Tensile Strength:

70% tensile strength after 7 DAYS
40% tensile strength after 14 DAYS
12% tensile strength after 21 DAYS

Additional information

Size

4/0 3/8 rev cut needle, 5/0 3/8 rev cut needle