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.
Excellent strength over the critical wound healing period
Excellent knot security
Predictable absorption profile
For use in soft tissue approximation or ligation and ophthalmic surgery, but not in cardiovascular or neural tissue