MEGLYDE– Braided & coated polyglycolic Acid.
MEGLYDE suture is an absorbable, sterile, synthetic surgical suture, composed of homopolymers of Glycolude (100%) MEGLYDE is also available undyed, MEGLYDE meets all the requirements as per united state Pharmacopeia for Absorbable surgical suture (Synthetic).
MEGLYDE suture is indicated for use in general soft tissue approximation and / or ligation , including use in cardiovascular, ophthalmic and neurological procedures.
MEGLYDE- Braided & coated polyglycolic Acid.
MEGLYDE suture is indicated for use in general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, including use in ophthalmic procedures, but not for use in cardiovascular & neurological tissue.
|Suture characteristics||Synthetic absorbable surgical suture|
|Material||100% Polyglycolic Acid synthetic absorbable braided surgical suture|
|Color||Violet & Undyed.|
|Absorption||Absorption takes place through hydrolysis completely in 50-70 days.|
|Sterilization||EO (Ethylene Oxide).|
|Product characteristics||Excellent tensile strength, Excellent knot tying, Minimum tissue reaction.|
|Packaging||In Aluminium foil packaging with or without needle.|
|Needle Type||Round bodied, Cutting edge, tape point, straight, Blunt point|
|Coating||Polycaprolactone & calcium stearate.|
|Wound support||30 Days|
|Tensile strength||75% tensile strength is retained for 14 days and 50% till 21 days.|