DEMETECH PGA, Coated 6-0 DP-3 18"/45CM #DT-492-1

Demetech Corp


Size: 6-0 Needle: DP-3 Length: 18"/45CM - 12/pk
Description Sutures by DemeTech - Polyglycolic Acid Suture suture is a synthetic, absorbable, sterile, surgical suture composed of 100% glycolide. The chemical formula of DemeTech's PGA is (C2H2O2)n. Clinical trials have shown that after two weeks, approximately 84% of DemeTech's PGA initial strength remained. At four weeks, approximately 23% of DemeTech's PGA linear tensile strength remained. Sutures by DemeTech - Polyglycolic Acid Suture has been found to be nonantigenic and elicit only mild tissue reactivity during the absorption process. The absorption time for Polyglycolic Acid (PGA) is 60 to 90 days. DemeTech's PGA sutures are available dyed and colorless.