Polysorb™

COVIDIEN LTD

Description

Polysorb™ coated, braided synthetic absorbable sutures are composed of LACTOMER™ glycolide/lactide copolymer, which is a synthetic polyester composed of glycolide and lactide derived from glycolic and lactic acids. Polysorb™ sutures are prepared by coating the suture with a mixture of caprolactone/glycolide copolymer and calcium stearoyl lactylate. Characteristics:
  • Excellent strength over the critical wound healing period
  • Excellent knot security
  • Excellent handling
  • Predictable absorption profile
Indications:
  • For use in soft tissue approximation or ligation and ophthalmic surgery, but not in cardiovascular or neural tissue
Sterilization:
  • Ethylene oxide
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