Product category: Other surgical instruments and products
braided and coated synthetic suture mid term absorption (56-70 days)
Composition: PGLA Co-polymer of glicolide (90%) and lattide (10%).
Description: Braided and coated synthetic absorbable suture (monofilament for size: USP 10/0 - 9/0; EP 0,2 - 0,3).
Colour: Violet (D&C Violet n.2=C.I. 60725) or undyed.
Sizes and standard needles: EP from 0,2 to 7; USP from 10/0 to 5; Dar-vin-lac is attached to AISI 300 or AISI 400 stainless steel atraumatic needles; “easy-detaching” needle type is also available to allow the detachment of the needle by a simple movement of the needle-holder.
Tensile strength: After 7 days from implant ∼ 90% of the tensile strenght remains, after 14 days ∼ 75%, after 21 days ∼ 50%, after 28 days ∼ 25%.
Absorption Complete: within 56-70 days.
Indications: In general surgery, thoracic surgery, orthopaedics, gynaecology, neurosurgery, in soft tissues approximation, when it is necessary an absorbable surgical suture.