Suture, Taper Point, Size 3-0, Violet, 48′, Needle CV-25, ? Circle, 2 dz/bx ( )
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. The advanced extrusion process of the molecule of LACTOMER™ 9-1, the exclusive braiding process and coating system give the suture: Excellent strength over the critical wound healing period, Excellent knot security, Excellent handling, Predictable absorption profile. POLYSORB™ sutures are indicated for use in soft tissue approximation or ligation and ophthalmic surgery, but not in cardiovascular or neural tissue.