Polysorb™ Braided Synthetic Sutures Absorbable – Premium Reverse Cutting, 3/8" Circle, 18", Undyed - Medtronic (Formerly Covidien)
Polysorb™ Covidien Sutures are for use in soft tissue approximation or litigation and ophthalmic surgery, but not cardiovascular or neural tissue.
- Composed of Latomer™ glycolide/lactide copolymer, which is a synthetic polyester composed of glycolide and lactide
- Coated with a mixture of caprolactone/gylcolide copolymer and calcium stearoyl lactylate
- Colored violet to increase visibility and undyed is also available
- With the exclusive braiding process and coating system the sutures have: excellent strength of the critcal wound healing period, excellent knot security, excellent handling and predictable absorption profile