PGA Surgical Sutures, 12/pk


  • Product Description

      PGA (Polyglycolic Acid) Colorless/Undyed Suture, with FS2 (C6) Reverse Cutting Needle (19mm, 3/8 Circle). 18"(45cm), 12 per box.


  • Product Details

    • Variant: 3-0
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Product Details

Polyglycolic Acid, better known as PGA, is composed of polymers of glycolide acids. These sutures are PGA (Polyglycolic Acid) Suture 4-0, Undyed, Braided, with an FS2 (C6) needle and come 12 per pack.

Characteristics of PGA sutures:

  • High tensile strength
  • Initial strength comparable to that of nylon and chromic gut
  • Lower tissue reaction with no risk of toxicity
  • Ultra sharp needle point for atraumatic tissue penetration
  • Needle coated with silicone for smooth tissue passage
  • Predictable absorption profile
  • Strength duration: 28-35 days
  • Absorb duration: 55-70 days

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