Luxcryl 910 (Polyglactin 910)

Synthetic absorbable surgical suture Polyglactine 910 Braided

Type Braided and coated multifilament
Composition Polyglactine 910, a copolymer made of 90% glycolide and 10% L-lactide
Coating Poly-glycolide-co-L-lactide and calcium strearate (<1%)
Tissue reaction Minimal
Absortion The hydrolytic action by wich the material is broken down results in total absorption between 56 and 70 days. Between 40% and 50% of tensile strength remain after 21 days. 
Tensile strength Post implantation
14 days
21 days
28 days
Approximate % original strength remaining
Suture colour Violet
Range USP 6/0 - 2
Indictations Luxcryl 910 sutures are intended for use in general soft tissue closing and/or ligation; especially in general surgery, skin closure, gastrointestinal surgery, plastic surgery, ophthalmic surgery, gynaecology, obstetrics, orthopaedics, urology.

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