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UNIGLYDE - Braided and Coated Polyglycolic Acid Suture
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UNIGLYDE - Braided and Coated Polyglycolic Acid Suture

UNIGLYDE – Braided & Coated Polyglycolic Acid Suture is an absorbable, sterile, synthetic surgical suture, composed of homopolymers of Glycolide (100%). UNIGLYDE is also available undyed.

Braided & Coated Polyglycolic Acid Suture meets all the requrments as per United States Pharmacopeia for Absorbable Surgical Suture (Synthetic)

Indications of Polyglycolic Acid Suture

  • Polyglycolic Acid (PGA Suture) suture is indicated for use in general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, including use in ophthalmic procedures, but not for use in cardiovascular or neurological tissues.
  • Smooth Surface provides no tissue trauma
  • Secure Knot holding capacity
  • Best suture for critical wound support
  • Provides Best tissue support even after smaller diameter
  • Hydrolytic absorption ensures no tissue reaction

Additional Information 

  • Characteristics:Synthetic Absorbable Surgical Suture
  • Type:Braided
  • Material:100% Polyglycolic Acid synthetic absorbable braided surgical suture
  • Coating:Polycaprolactone & calcium stearate
  • Color:Violet
  • Support:28 to 30 days
  • Absorption:Absorption takes place through hydrolysis completely in 70 – 90 days.
  • Strength:75% tensile strength is retained for 14 days and 50% till 21 days.
  • USP Range:6/0 – 2
  • Sterilization:EO (Ethylene Oxide )
  • Shelf Life:5 Years
  • Product Characteristics:Excellent tensile strength, Excellent knot tying,
  • Minimum tissue reaction
  • Packaging:In aluminium foil packages with or without needle
  • Needle Type : Round bodied, cutting edge, taper point, straight, blunt point