Luxcryl Monofast (Polyglecaprone)

Synthetic absorbable surgical suture Polyglecaprone 25 Monofilament

Type Monofilament
Composition Polyglecaprone 25, a copolymer made of 75 % glycolide and 25 %
Coating None
Tissue reaction Minimal
Absortion The hydrolytic action by which the material is broken down results in total absorption in approximately 90 to 120 days. Approximately 60% of tensile strength remain after 7 days.
Tensile strength Post implantation
7 days
14 days
Approximate % original strength remaining
Suture colour Violet, beige - undyed
Range USP 6/0 − 0
Indications Luxcryl Monofast sutures are intended for use in superficial soft tissue closing and/or ligation; especially in general surgery, skin closure, plastic surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, gynaecology, urology.

Non absorbable sutures

Absorbable sutures